Jackson Sit In

Counter Histories: Jackson

In this film we hear from Colia Clark, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, Bill Minor, Daphne Chamberlain and Reverend Ed King about the historic sit-in at the 1963 Woolworth’s lunch counter in Jackson, Mississippi.

Hot Tamale!

This month, we crank up the blues, roll down the windows, and head to the Mississippi Delta for hot tamales.

Soundtrack to Freedom Summer ’64: A Concert

To complement their Freedom Summer exhibit, the Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson, Mississippi, will host a concert in the Art Garden Thursday, June 26, from 8:00—11:00 p.m.

OKRACAST: Worldly Tastes

Welcome to OKRACAST, the podcast of the Southern Foodways Alliance! Our first stop this week: the Farmers’ Market Store in Oxford, Mississippi. Short on local buttermilk or first-of-the-season corn? How about fresh goat meat or fermented black bean paste? Liz Stagg and Frank Coppola have served a diverse clientele since 2004, making the Farmers’ Market … Continued