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Georgia Humanities Council (Atlanta, GA 30303-2946)
Douglas Blackmon (Project Director: September 2015 to present)

The Harvest

Production of a 60-minute documentary and related public programming examining race and school desegregation in Leland, Mississippi, from the early 1960s to the present.

Using the stories of people from Leland, MS, the Harvest project examines the history and consequences of our nation's failed effort to achieve racially integrated public schools. The project consists of a documentary and multi-platform public engagement effort including screenings/discussions organized by state humanities councils across the nation.

Project fields:
African American Studies; Journalism; U.S. History

Media Projects Production

Public Programs

Total amounts:
$300,000 (approved)
$300,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2016 – 12/31/2018