Mississippi Moments Podcast

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These are the stories of our people in their own words. From sharecroppers to governors, the veterans, artists, writers, musicians, leaders, followers, all those who call Mississippi home. Since 1971 we've collected their memories. The technology has changed, but our mission remains the same: to preserve those wonderful stories. Listen to Mississippi Moments Monday through Friday. at 12:30pm on MPB think radio.

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Title: MSm 621 Edmond Boudreaux, Jr. - Gulf Coast Seafood: Challenges Faced

MSM 651 James Bass - The Battle for Okinana

April 13th, 2020

James Bass of Laurel was fifteen years old when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941. In this episode, he recalls convincing his father to sign his… Go to Episode

MSM 650 Ruby Magee - The Legal Battle for Equality

April 6th, 2020

In 1961, Ruby Magee was a student at Jackson State College, majoring in History and Political Science. In this episode, she explains how her participation… Go to Episode

MSM 649 Gilroy McKnight “G. R.” Harden – The Farming Game

March 30th, 2020

G. R. Harden grew up working on his family’s cotton farm near the Delta town of Cleveland. In this episode, he explains how that experience gave him… Go to Episode

MSM 648 - Elder T. Elias Harris - Faith and Community Activism

March 23rd, 2020

Elder Elias Harris of Port Gibson grew up a sharecropper’s son on a plantation near Pattison. In this episode, he recalls that even though their family… Go to Episode