Getting Something to Eat in Jackson Race, Class, and Food in the America South

A vivid portrait of African American life in today's urban South that uses food to explore the complex interactions of race and class Getting Something to Eat in Jackson uses...

The Most Southern Place on Earth The Mississippi Delta and the Roots of Regional Identity

"Cotton obsessed, Negro obsessed," Rupert Vance called it in 1935. "Nowhere but in the Mississippi Delta," he said, "are antebellum conditions so nearly preserved." This crescent...