Sustainable South: Frank Taylor Helps Mississippi Farmers Help Themselves

Frank Taylor at a Save Rural America Rally in Lincoln County. Photo by Matthew ┬áColeman. Winston County, in east central Mississippi, has an unemployment rate of 12.8 %. (This is compared to a state average of 9.4 % and a national average of 7.6% in March 2013.) Nearly a quarter of its residents live below … Continued

Sustainable South: Bonita Conwell

Bonita Conwell and Hillary Clinton in JET Magazine, January 20, 1997. To some, Bonita Conwell is a farmer. To others, a butcher. For rural Southern women and youth in agriculture, she is an advocate for economic and social justice. No matter how you frame her, Conwell is a tour de force in the Delta region … Continued