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Mississippi Stories goes in person this week with our first in-studio guest, Vicksburg native and world-known designer Raymond Banks. Founder of Hoodvenchy, Raymond talks about how a single bow tie led to his fashions being seen on the world’s runways. He also talks about growing up and how his parents and Alcorn State University led to his career.



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Marshall Ramsey, a nationally recognized editorial cartoonist, shares his cartoons and travels the state as Mississippi Today’s Editor-At-Large. He’s also host of a weekly statewide radio program and a television program on Mississippi Public Broadcasting and is the author of several books. Marshall is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and a 2019 recipient of the University of Tennessee Alumni Professional Achievement Award.