President & Founder

Conference Presentations and Invited Keynote Addresses:

400+ presentations in the United States including:
Keynote at the National Association of Attorney Generals National Conference 2007

Speaker at Harvard University, Dred Scott Symposium, with Dr. Charles Ogletree, Jr. 2007

Keynote for Missouri Bar Association Convention, 2008

Addressed Urban League audience at presentation of UL Dred Scott Day 2012

Keynote for the United States 8th District Court, St. Paul, Minnesota, 2013

Addressed Daughters of the American Revolution, (DAR) Regional Convention, 2016

Selected Highlights of Past Foundation Engagements:

Dred Scott bust and Homer Plessy bust featured in the exhibit “The River Between Us”
Installed as permanent exhibit at Laumeier Sculpture Park St. Louis, MO
June 12, 2013

Fort Snelling/Minnesota African American Museum
US 8th District Court Minnesota Chapter Trip Bloomington, St. Paul, Minnesota
May 20-24, 2013

Dred Scott Statue erected in St. Louis, MO
June 8, 2012

Dred Scott inducted into Hall of Famous Missourians,  Jefferson City, MO
Bust at Missouri Capitol Building
May 9, 2012

Dred and Harriet Scott Reconciliation Forum, Cherry Blossom Festival, Marshfield MO
April 29, 2011

Speaker at the 2007 Conference of the National Association of Attorneys General in Washington DC, C-Span broadcasted their session on the 150th Anniversary of the Dred Scott Decision 3/7/07

Participated at the Dred Scott Symposium at Washington University and hosted other Dred Scott descendants for the sesquicenntial on March 3-5, 2007

Spoke at the Harvard Symposium on the 150th Anniversary of the Dred Scott Decision 4/2007 at the invitation of Dr. Charles Ogletree, Jr.

Presented taped address at the Library of Congress on the 150th Anniversary 3/6/2007

Panelist at the Inaugural Underground Railroad Research Institute Conference at the University of Georgetown College, Georgetown, KY 2007

Presented history in conference session at the 2007 Missouri Bar Association Annual Meeting in Springfield, MO 2007

NPR Radio interviews on the Anniversary and the Foundation’s mission

Renamed a block of Fourth Street in St. Louis, MO to Dred Scott Way on
May 26, 2007

Speaker at the Naturalization Ceremony at the Old Court House on
July 3, 2007

Presentation for Boeing attorneys at Bryan Cave with Dr. David Konig of Washington U.

Accepted proclamation and spoke at the National Urban League Convention
St Louis, Mo 2007

Co-sponsored Discover Your Roots genealogical conference hosted by LDS Lindell Ward

Professional and Public Service:

Black Women’s Entrepreneurial Network, Former-President & Bus Ed Chair
PARRC Research, Inc. Prison Ministry, St. Louis County Jails
Community Women Against Hardship, Vice President
Mission Metro St. Louis Board of Directors
St. Louis Artist Guild, Board of Governors
Urban K-Life, Advisory Council
Beloved Streets of America (for MLK, Jr.), Advisory Council
Covering House, (Human Trafficking), Advisor

Additional Ministries and Volunteer Activities:

Co-Founder of PARRC Research, Inc.
Global Day of Prayer Committee 2005 -2010
Sunday School Superintendent
Vacation Bible School Director
Prison Ministry at St. Louis County Jail
Community Women Against Hardship

Click here for a printable version of Mrs. Jackson’s Biography

Commemorate | Educate | Reconcile

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