Jackson State University receives grant from National Park Service


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Jackson State University will be receiving $650,000 to help preserve its oldest building and a key location from the Movement.

Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Fish and Wildlife and Parks Shannon Estenoz, who oversees the National Park Service, appeared with university leaders Thursday to announce the grant, which will go towards projects at Ayers Hall and the COFO Civil Rights Education Center.

Jackson State University Receives Grant From National Park Service

Estenoz said the National Park Service has been providing grants to Historically Black Colleges and Universities since the 1990’s. JSU is one of the largest HBCU’s in the nation…

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