Sue Nguyen turned to me and said, “I wish you could’ve seen Biloxi before.” By “before,” of course, she meant before the storm.
In 2005, oral historian and photographer Amy C. Evans set out to document the tamale culture of the Mississippi Delta for the SFA.
Check out these videos from last year’s symposium to get an idea of what awaits. Hint: It’s more than just great food.
In honor of a good season, here’s Cleta Ellington describing her family’s crawfish boil ritual as only she can.
Robin Amer follows up on Gravy podcast “The Last Jews of Natchez,” complicating the history of black women cooking in the south.
Robin Amer returns to the dwindling Jewish community in Natchez, Mississippi to see what’s left of the traditions that characterized her youth.
In college towns like Oxford, Mississippi, “summer” begins when classes end, no matter if the solstice is still a month away.
Pen Travis’s story begins and ends with farming in Mississippi, but there’s a whole lot in between.
Growing up in Jackson, Mississippi, I didn’t know anyone who didn’t eat meat.