Press and Activism

Public Speaking Events

Terry Buffington Papers 1952-2014 – Terry Buffington formal talk to audience with Q & A. Invited talk with Eastern Washington University, February 13, 2023.

Terry Buffington Papers 1952-2014 – Terry Buffington formal talk to audience with Q & A. Invited talk with Lewis & Clark College, February 24, 2023.

The West Point Civil Rights Movement. Invited keynote speaker, Cottrell Street Music and Heritage Festival, West Point, MS, May 6-8 2022.

A Conversation with Professor Buffington: A short history of voters’ rights in Mississippi. Invited talk with the Moscow Idaho Human Rights Commission, September 16, 2021.

Born Under Jim Crow – A Virtual Conversation with Professor Buffington. Invited talk with the Bahá’ís of Moscow, ID. Poster Video Clip 1 Video Clip 2 March 6, 2021

Born Under Jim Crow – Reflections on Racial Equity in the Past and Present. Invited talk with ANTH 101, Washington State University. September 9, 2020

Newspaper Articles

Janeth Jackson. “Seeking a Positive Change: A Talk with Terry Buffington.” The Daily Mississippian, June 29, 2022.

Alumni Spotlights – Dr. Terry Williams-Buffington (MA ’01)“. University of Memphis Department of Anthropology spring 2021 newsletter, page 3.

Rahman, Amaan. “Born Under Jim Crow,” The Daily Evergreen (Pullman, WA), March 4, 2020.

“Terry Buffington, librarian displaces her private Black Arts collection, The Lafayette Oxford Public Library, Oxford, MS,” The Oxford Eagle (Oxford, MS), Sept. 12, 2011.

Leadership, shared vision and values, the Appalachian Regional Council 13 million dollars grant to retrain the 2600 individuals who lost jobs   
~The 2008 closing of the Bryan Sara Lee meat processing company

“Terry Buffington Runs for City Mayor,” The Daily Times Leader, (West Point, MS), 2008.

“MS Terry Buffington, Professor of Anthropology, the Cobb Institute of Archaeology, Mississippi State University Anthropology classes donate food items to the West Point Food Pantry,” The Commercial Dispatch (Columbus, MS), 2007.

Straight, June C. “Teaching the Children,” The Commercial Dispatch (Columbus, MS), Oct. 29, 2007.

“Commentary on Black History: Where Do We Go from Here?  Globalization Black history as American history, local school dropouts, cultural norms and changes and Systematic racism,” Daily Times Leader (West Point, MS), Feb. 16, 2007.

Rucker, Lareeca. “Support Builds for New Shelter Domestic Violence Center, Effort Gains Traction Locally,” The Oxford Eagle (Oxford, MS), Feb. 24.

1993-1994 Project LEAP Learn and Prosperity University of Mississippi.

“The Oxford Afro Cultural Center,” The Daily Mississippian, University of Mississippi (Oxford, MS), July 19, 1982.

Schnugg, Alyssa. “Buffington reorganized the Oxford Domestic Violence Center, in honor of her dear late friend Patricia Edwards Aschoff who opened the first shelter in Oxford in the 1980.”

Attended, the 1963 March on Washington, I have a Dream Speech 1963

Attended, the Poor People Campaign Mule train Trip to Washing, DC 1968

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