Once, Chiquikta Fountain wanted to escape the little town of Cleveland, Mississippi. Now she is reinvested in the Delta city.
Kai Ryssdal checked in with Austin Golding, a small business owner in Mississippi.
Victoria Darden and her family have been forced to leave their soybean and corn fields unplanted because of flooding.
What Mississippi's historically black colleges and universities teach us about centuries-old inequities
A divided city in a divided state in a still-divided country.
We’re continuing our American Futures series with The Atlantic’s James Fallows this week. Kai and James have been traveling across the U.S. looking at how small towns are living and working in a new economy. Next stop: Mississippi to the city of Columbus…