Colton Babbitt, Brittany Brown, Keon A. Burns, Cecelia Parks, Michelle Bright, and Rhondalyn K. Peairs
Statements from the graduate students in Jessica Wilkerson's class, SST 560 (Oral History of Southern Social Movements), preparing to collect the "untold stories" appeared in the North Mississippi Herald on October 17, 2019.
Dottie Chapman Reed
In this article from North Mississippi Herald, October 17, 2019, Reed describes meeting the graduate students in Jessica Wilkerson's class, SST 560 (Oral History of Southern Social Movements), at the University of Mississippi.
Preserving our history to help us understand the past and present: Launching Phase II, Outstanding Black Women of Yalobusha County; From the Ole Miss Classroom to the Yalobusha Community
Dottie Chapman Reed and Jessica Wilkerson
Articles from North Mississippi Herald, August 22, 2019, describe the benefit of, and plans for, and oral history project to capture the stories of Black families in Yalobusha County.
A summary of the daytrip to Yalobusha County taken by graduate students in Jessica Wilkerson's class, SST 560 (Oral History of Southern Social Movements). After church services in both Water Valley and Coffeeville, the students made first connections with their interviewees.
Document presented to persons interested in participating in the oral history project. Sections included: who we are, what is oral history?, what happens during an interview?, and contact information.
Jessica Wilkerson and Kevin Cozart
Students in Jessica Wilkerson's class, SST 560 (Oral History of Southern Social Movements), participated in a staged reading of All Our Names Were Freedom: Agency, Resiliency, and Community in Yalobusha County, a multivocal and multilayered narrative inspired by listening to the interviews recorded that semester. The event at the Spring Hill M. B. Baptist Church was attended by approximately 70 community members, UM faculty and students, and six of the interviewees.
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