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Clarksdale

A Tribute to a Blues Triumvirate

J. Michael Welton | Posted 03.21.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

"My husband, an artist, a guitar player and a lover of the blues, left this world suddenly. When I create objects of his passion, his presence returns and it rekindles his love, allowing me to give love to him again."

Understanding Clarksdale: Why History Matters

Françoise N. Hamlin | Posted 05.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Françoise N. Hamlin

At 34 years old, Marco McMillian had positioned himself as a politician ready to take on the issues of the day in the small delta city besieged with all the traits of a declining community in a post-Jim Crow reality.

Dream On...

Patricia Rust | Posted 05.01.2013 | Crime
Patricia Rust

The Mississippi of my childhood is the opposite of Mississippi today. Because there was so much discrimination, it has gone the opposite way and has been an example of integration, especially in Clarksdale.

Passing Down the Blues in Alabama and Mississippi

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 08.01.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

Southerners love their blues the way we New Yorkers love our Broadway. And no matter where I go in the south -- Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, I can never get enough of the raw, gritty blues.