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The R.O.O.T.S. of Sunflower County Exhibition

 The R.O.O.T.S. of Sunflower County Exhibition Opens at B.B. King Museum, March 30

 

The Reclaiming Our Origins Through Story (ROOTS) Project is the narrative component of the Sunflower County Systems Change Project (SCSCP). The SCSCP is a community-based systems change approach that addresses school discipline, juvenile justice and media narrative of young men and boys of color (YMBOC). It is a partnership effort between the ACLU of Mississippi, Mississippi Center for Justice, Sunflower County Consolidated School District and its P-16 Council that began in 2015.

 

The R.O.O.T.S. of Sunflower County is presenting a traveling museum exhibit at key museums in the Mississippi Delta and in our state capitol. The first exhibit will be on display at the B.B. King Museum in Indianola, MS March 30 through April 28. The exhibit sheds light on the experiences of young people growing up in the Mississippi Delta. The stories were collected by nineteen African American young men who make up the R.O.O.T.S. team.

 

Meet the young men of R.O.O.T.S. and view a short documentary of their journey during a special reception that precedes each exhibition. All events are open to the public. To RSVP, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 601-354-3408. For more information about the SCSCP or R.O.O.T.S. project, visit www.sunflowercountysystemschange.com.

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