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Will the Circle be Unbroken: A tribute to Victoria Casey-McDonald

Saturday, February 25 at 2pm

Jackson County Public Library
An exhibition by Atlanta-based photographer, Chris Aluka Berry (with commentary by Marie T. Cochran) will be displayed in the Rotunda Gallery of the library February through March. 
Marie T. Cochran, is a former WCU faculty member and founder of the Affrilachian Artist Project.
Cochran and Berry are collaborators on a regional documentary initiative on African Americans in the Appalachian region and recipients of a grant from the "We Shall Overcome Fund" under the auspices of the Highlander Center for Research and Education.
A related community event takes place on Saturday, February 25, 20172 - 4pm at the Jackson County Public Library Community Room.
"Will the Circle Be Unbroken" celebrates Black History Month in Jackson County (NC) and serves as a tribute to the life and legacy of Victoria Casey McDonald. 

The event will include musical guests, a Story Circle of shared memories featured friends, family and former students, moderated by Marie T. Cochran.

For additional information, please contact Victoria's daughter, Faustine McDonald Wilson, owner of Survival Pride clothing at or Marie T. Cochran at
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 2:00pm


Community Room