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Mississippi Blues

How One School Is Using Blues Music To Teach Science And English

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 12.26.2013 | Black Voices

TUNICA, Miss. (AP) — In cotton country a couple miles east of the Mississippi River, just off a road known as the blues highway, fourth graders at T...

RIP T-Model Ford

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 07.17.2013 | Arts

JACKSON, Miss. -- James Lewis Carter "T-Model" Ford, a hard-living blues singer who taught himself to play guitar when he was 58 years old and his fif...

Snapshots Of A Disappearing Delta

Posted 03.28.2012 | Arts

Few places other can claim as much in the way of the musical style as the Mississippi Delta; however, as much as the Delta is known as "the birthplace...

Finding God At The Margins In The Mississippi Delta

Marilyn Sewell | Posted 01.08.2012 | Religion
Marilyn Sewell

Why is it that we must go to the margins of society to find what is real? Perhaps it is only at the margins where people have so little to lose that they are free of pretense.