Since 1985 MPB has been Mississippi’s source for news and entertainment on the radio. MPB Think Radio features thought provoking news and analysis programs as well as shows that entertain and inspire. MPB airs 15 local call-in shows each week from 9 a.m. to noon. Our expert hosts focus on topics relevant to Mississippians, informing you on everything from legal advice to how to grow greener grass. Find out more about MPB Think Radio and view a list of programs. MPB’s HD channel, MPB Music Radio, features music from an array of musical genres. Our diverse lineups on both MPB Think and Music radio offer something for every listener.
Nothing is more heart-breaking than to lose a newborn. Mississippi ranks almost last in U.S. for infant deaths and the US ranks 51st among countries. There are ways to change this. Why haven’t we? Co-sleeping, substance use during pregnancy, low rates of breast feeding are all contributors and there’s more. So what can we do? Let’s talk about what is going on in your life.Read More
This Saturday: Meet the winner of the Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction, Bren McClain! Plus, Birmingham tunes from Early James, jazz piano with Bill Perry Jr. and a conversation with one cool cow. Your hosts: Jim Dees and house band the Yalobushwhackers.Read More
On today's show: A Mississippi Congressman reacts to President Trump's plan to secure border wall funding through an emergency declaration. Then, a bold move - and a little secrecy - leads to art education for a black Mississippian in the 1950s. And after Everyday Tech, how a coastal health organization plans to put federal dollars to good use.Read More