It has been a miserable winter for the eastern half of the United States (obviously). But over the last week or so spring has begun to peer through the trees, giving […]
I think some people have a bad habit of arguing that American born blacks, the descendants of slaves, have no home, that we’re displaced because we can’t trace our origins […]
As a prelude to traveling the entire Mississippi Blues Trail this summer, I decided to show some images of some murals that I took while visiting home.
I remember going home to Leland sometime near or immediately after my undergraduate graduation. My grandmother, who has been a domestic worker for my entire life, drove me to meet […]
On my last day in Mississippi before heading back to North Carolina, I decided to go hang out on Deer Creek with the ducks, the last remaining wildlife from what […]
Plantations have played an integral part in Southern history and the development of Southern culture, but these particular plantations are special because my family sharecropped here, and still lives in […]