Paul Greenberg recently published his latest examination of the American seafood industry, American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood. In it, he traces the decline of river shrimp that once abounded in the Mississippi River.
In this series of five short films, Joe York takes us deeper into the Philadelphia, Mississippi of 2014.
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.
What happened to Farish Street, once the “black Mecca” of Mississippi?
This month, we crank up the blues, roll down the windows, and head to the Mississippi Delta for hot tamales.
We invite you to listen to the talks from our Summer Foodways Symposium in Jackson, Mississippi.
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.
Last weekend, Ralph Eubanks opened our Summer Symposium in Jackson, Mississippi, with a talk called “Why Mississippi Calls Me Home.”
Inspired by the possibilities of Freedom Summer, MFK Fisher came to Mississippi teach at Piney Woods School, south of Jackson. That experiment in activism did not go well for Fisher.