‘What happened to Farish Street?’: Accounting for millions of dollars, opportunities lost in a historic Jackson community

In the past four decades, at least $50 million in taxpayer funds, loans, grants as well as private investment has been spent or committed to redevelopment efforts in the historic African American district. Now that a six-year court fight is over, neighbors and city leaders say they have renewed hope for a Farish Street comeback

Tapping into Mississippi’s craft breweries

Two years after the Mississippi Legislature approved a measure to allow craft beer breweries to sell their products on-site, the brewing landscape in the state looks a lot different.

Gallery: Paint the Town 2019

Paint the Town, an event to help revitalize downtown Clarksdale, featured commissioned artists from Bogotá, Colombia; Oxford, Miss.; Clarksdale, Miss.; Opelousas, La.; Denver; Los Angeles and New York. Paint the Town was the second Clarksdale International Street Art event.