Mississippi: The Place I Live. I never expected to be living in Mississippi. I grew up in a very religious and conservative family on a farm in rural Nebraska. In college I was very influenced by the Civil Rights Movement going on at that time. I got exposed to the rest of the world by traveling around the world with my husband and later working as a photojournalist for eight years in Africa. Because of this I bring a singular perspective to documenting the Southern black and white experience, which is so intertwined, and keeps the South a unique region in our country. After several years of living in Mississippi but not feeling it is my
White's Grocery, Dogtown, Mississippi
High School dropout, Kosciusko, Mississippi
Two old school chairs, Black Hawk, Mississippi
Bubble Gum, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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