In Memory of Anne Moody

African American writer and activist Anne Moody passed away at the age of 74 in her home in Gloster, Mississippi on February 5th, 2015.

Dwayne Ingraham: On Craft and the Culinary Limelight

Television defines pop culture in the modern South. Dwayne Ingraham, pasty chef at City Grocery Restaurant Group in Oxford, will make his debut on Cutthroat Kitchen this Sunday evening. In advance of that pop culture moment, his face is now all over Facebook, Twitter, even the front page of the local paper. As professional who’s worked mostly graveyard … Continued

StoryCorps in Jackson, Mississppi

Our oral history friends at StoryCorps are headed to Jackson, MS in the Mobile Recording Booth from February 5 through March 6, 2015.

Larry Lee, Hot Tamale Heaven

Born in Greenville, Mississippi, Larry Lee worked a passel of odd jobs before turning to hot tamales as his vocation.

Isaiah’s Busy Bee Cafe

On Christmas Eve, 1971, Georgia Isaiah opened Busy Bee Cafe in Oxford, Mississippi.