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Freedom Riders Honored Tuesday

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Original Freedom Rider Hank Thomas will speak at Millsaps College March 25.

The Margaret Walker Center at Jackson State University hosts four Freedom Riders in a panel discussion Tuesday night during the Robert Clark Symposium "50th Anniversary of the Freedom Rides.".

The event, held at JSU's Dollye M.E. Robinson College of Liberal Arts, features Hank Thomas, Mary Lee, Hezekiah Watkins and Lewis Zuchman. Dr. Aram Goudsouzian, associate professor of history at the University of Memphis, moderates.

The panel begins at 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public. For information, email the Margaret Walker Center at [e-mail missing], or call 601-979-2055.

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