Personal Details: Moore, Tyler DeWayne

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Dr. T. DeWayne Moore is an Assistant Professor of History at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU), a Historically Black College/University in Texas, and he serves as the principal investigator for the Digital PV Panther Project, a National Endowment for the Humanities grant-funded initiative to digitize and disseminate the archival collections at PVAMU. He has published peer-reviewed articles in the The Public Historian and UNC-Chapel Hill’s Southern Cultures journal, and he recently published several essays with the University Press of Mississippi about the myth of southern redemption through a love of Black music.

Dr. Moore is also the Executive Director of the Mt. Zion Memorial Fund for Blues, Music, and Justice, a Mississippi non-profit dedicated to historic preservation, participatory memorialization, and the responsible practice of public history. In 2022, he received grants from the American Historical Association and the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area to create a WebAtlas of African American Blues Communities in Mississippi.

To learn more about Dr. Moore’s scholarship, please visit his website: To learn more about the Mt. Zion Memorial Fund for Blues, Music, and Justice, please visit the organization’s website at:

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