A Fresh Look: Eat or We Both Starve

When Lynn Hewlett bought Taylor Grocery, he turned an old country store that sold catfish into a restaurant with a few goods still on the shelves.

Searching for Shrimp with Paul Greenberg

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.

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.