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May 1970 – Photos by Doris Derby at the PRJM

September 26, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT

The Paul R. Jones Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of photographs, May 1970: The Gibbs-Green Tragedy at Jackson State College, from August 4 to September 29, 2023. There will be a reception on Friday, September 1, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., during downtown Tuscaloosa’s First Friday Art Walk.

May 1970: The Gibbs-Green Tragedy at Jackson State College is a documentary exhibition of photographs taken by civil rights activist DorisDerby in the days and weeks immediately following the killing of Phillip Gibbs and James Earl Green during police shootings on Jackson State campus on the night of May 14, 1970. The exhibition is organized and sponsored by the Margaret Walker Center at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi. Read more about the exhibition here.


September 26, 2023
9:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT