Josie Brown interviews her friend, Pamela Brown-Knight, about Pam's father, Jesse L. Brown.Listen Now
In February 2015, StoryCorps parked their airstream recording booth in Jackson, Mississippi. People from across the state stopped by to record their stories and have conversations with important people in their lives. These stories were recorded, and we are now airing selections from them every Tuesday during Mississippi Edition (8:30 am). These stories are preserved at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress.
On today's show: Congressional reaction to moving the U.S. embassy in Israel. Then, Why aren't law students in Mississippi passing the bar exam? And after Everyday Tech, meet The Mississippi March of Dimes Ambassador Mom and hear about her miracle baby boy.Read More
On today's show: Find out why advocates for Mississippi's poor are blocking traffic in the streets of Jackson. And in Story Corps, a firsthand account of what it was like living in the Delta during the Civil Rights movement. Then, how a recent supreme court ruling could boost Mississippi's revenue.Read More
On today's show: Learn more about the future impact of Toyota's expansion in North Mississippi. Then, could your salad STILL be contaminated following a nationwide E. coli outbreak? And after StoryCorps, advice for allergy sufferers in an unpredictable spring season.Read More
On today's show: How Mississippi lawmakers plan to cut Medicaid costs and also help more people. In StoryCorps, a conversation on the benefit of having a teacher who later becomes a lifelong friend. And, a national highway safety report says Mississippi has some changes to make to improve safety.Read More
On today's show: Find out how a budget shortfall could affect services for Mississippi children. Then, details on what some physicians say could happen if lawmakers stamp out some hospital certification requirements. And, after a conversation from the story corps mobile tour, meet the award-winning Mississippi educator receiving national recognition.Read More