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.

Defensores de derechos de inmigrantes y líderes religiosos condenan las redadas, pero las autoridades dijeron que los padres de familia tuvieron suficiente tiempo para preparase

El fiscal de Estados Unidos Mike Hurst dijo que ICE no contactó a nadie a fuera de las autoridades policiacas antes de la redada “….a causa de la naturaleza de la ejecución de órdenes judiciales federales de registro.” Mientras tanto, los miembros de familia y amistades esperan y anhelan que se liberen a más personas.

Choctaw take pride in stickball – ‘the granddaddy of all American sports’

The roots of stickball run deep in Choctaw culture. The fiercely competitive game – played long before there was football, baseball and basketball – is played with sticks and a small orange ball. Mississippi Today photographer Eric J. Shelton captured the action from the World Series of Stickball, played annually at the Choctaw Indian Fair, near Philadelphia, in this slideshow.