by Vikki Bynum I’m pleased to announce that on September 10, 2015, I’ll be speaking on The Free State of Jones at the Lauren Rogers Museum in Laurel, Mississippi. The talk begins […]
A New Glimpse of the Cinematic Free State of Jones!
by Vikki Bynum The movie The Free State of Jones, starring Matthew McConaughey as Newt Knight and Gugu MBatha-Raw as Rachel Knight, is scheduled for release on March 11, 2016.* Almost a […]
Alzada Courtney of the Free State of Jones: She “defended her home with a fence rail.”
By Vikki Bynum Born in 1828, Alzada Courtney of Jones County, Mississippi, lived long enough to provide Tom Knight with a testimonial for his tribute to his father, Newt Knight, and the […]