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Department of Modern Languages
The University of Mississippi

Margaree Jackson, MA in Spanish: “Black Girl Magic in Mississippi”

Margaree JacksonAlumna Margaree Jackson (BA in Spanish and Political Science 2019) returned to the Department of Modern Languages in fall 2020 to pursue a Master’s degree in Spanish. Margaree Jackson has completed an internship with The Lighthouse: Black Girl Projects and is now a research analyst for the organization. She explains,

“I care deeply about the Black and Latinx communities. I believe a lot of times people look at certain communities and don’t see the community’s value. But when Black and Brown girls and boys are taught their worth and value and that they have a voice and it matters—this makes all the difference.”

Read the full article on Margaree Jackson’s ‘Black Girl Magic’ in the University of Mississippi Graduate School Winter 2020 Newsletter.