March 3, 2019 So I’m sitting here on the last weekend of Mardi Gras, feeling a little homesick. Due to some scheduling, I was not able to return home for the celebration. […]
Show Me Your Mississippi – The first federal building in the country to be named for an African American.
The McCoy Federal Building, Jackson, MS. Many Jacksonians associate the name of Dr. A. H. McCoy (1903-1970) with the federal building located downtown. It was indeed named for Dr. McCoy in 1984, […]
Immigration Through Ellis Island – Award Winning Documentary Video Film Between 1892 and the early 1950s, nearly 15 million people streamed through Ellis Island in search of a new life. Here are […]
Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968. […]
Civil War Photography The War Between the States was the first large and prolonged conflict recorded by photography. During the war, dozens of photographers, both as private individuals and as employees of […]