Authors, athletes, entertainers. They are people we admire. Politicians, civic leaders, inventors. They are people who influence our daily lives and our futures. Join MPB as we engage these fascinating people for in-depth conversation about their lives, their efforts, and their visions. Whether they call Mississippi home or are just passing through, these icons offer insight into our world. From businessmen to benefactors, you’ll get to know them all on Conversations.
Tougaloo history professor Daphne Chamberlain and Civil Rights Activist Flonzie Brown Wright join us to talk about the 50-year anniversary of James Meredith's "Walk Against Fear." It started out as a one-man walk in Memphis and ended as the largest civil rights march in Mississippi's history by the time it reached Jackson.
The harrowing story of Lawayne Childrey who lived through the traumatic death of a loved one, child abuse, drug abuse and AIDS to become an author and award-winning journalist.