By Vikki Bynum Gregg Andrews, my husband and fellow historian, has just launched his first blog, “Lost River Stories: Invisibles of the Mississippi Valley”! Growing up in the cement company town of […]
“Our Southern Souls”: an interview with “Frankie” of Jones County, MS.
“I was born in 1934. I’m the ninth child of 10 children. We grew up on a small farm in Jones County, Mississippi, between Laurel and Soso. In those days we heard […]
Adolph Reed Jr., The South: Jim Crow and Its Afterlives—A Review
By Victoria Bynum In his new book, The South: Jim Crow and Its Afterlives, political scientist Adolph Reed Jr. reminds readers that those born in the 1940s will soon be the last […]