Blogs tagged "mississippi"

Truth and Memory in the Mississippi Delta: What the Emmett Till Case Means Today

Panelists Alvin Sykes, Wheeler Parker, and Jerry Mitchell
Rolando Herts, PhD, Director, The Delta Center for Culture and Learning, Delta State University, Cleveland, MississippiOn the same day when the New York Times, the Washington Post, and other national media outlets announced the reopening of the Emmett Till case, 36 K-12 educators from across the country were gathered for a panel discussion in the Tallahatchie County Courthouse, where the Till murder trial took place in 1955.Read More »
Categories Closer Readings

Travel “A Worn Path” with Eudora Welty for the Classroom

Sunken part of the Old Trace, Natchez, Mississippi
“One place understood helps us understand all places better”?—Eudora WeltyRead More »
Categories Closer Readings

“A William Faulkner Remembrance” July 6

“Wonder. Go on and wonder.”- William Faulkner, The Sound and the FuryRead More »