Women’s Center Sets Virtual Program on Oral Histories from the Mississippi Delta

Monday, February 22, 2021
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The public is invited to hear “From Grandmother's Kitchen Table: Oral Histories from the Mississippi Delta,” a virtual presentation featuring Pamela Walker, Tuesday, March 30, from 1-2:20 p.m. The program is being sponsored by the Raritan Valley Community College Women’s Center.

Pamela Walker is a PhD in History candidate at Rutgers University. Her work examines the relationship between rural Black and white women, motherhood, civil rights, sympathy, and social consciousness in 1960s-era social movements. During the program, she will share the findings and insights from her experiences conducting oral histories with rural Black women in the Mississippi Delta.

The virtual presentation is being held via Zoom, and advance registration is required at https://raritanval-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqc-CsqjItHdcCoi6kf7HVeYkkKxhhhlof. After registering, participants will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

For additional information about the program, contact RVCC Women’s Center Co-Director Keilani Abdullah at keilani.abdullah@raritanval.edu or 908-526-1200, ext. 8530.

Ranked by WalletHub.com and Niche.com as the #1 community college in New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College has been serving as an academic and cultural center for Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for over 50 years. The College has been nationally recognized for its service to the community, environmental stewardship, and commitment to diversity. It is home to a Planetarium, Science Education Institute, and an Honors College for high achieving students.

The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, small business assistance through the Small Business Development Center, and professional development courses. RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu.



February 22, 2021

Media contact: Donna Stolzer, 908-526-1200, ext. 8383

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