Delta Jewels

Mississippi Congressman Bennie Thompson.

Congressman Thompson Honors Mississippi Delta Women

During Black History Month, Mississippi Congressman Bennie Thompson will recognize African-American women of the Mississippi Delta.   The women are featured in the novel, “Delta Jewels: In Search of My Grandmother’s Wisdom” by Alysia Burton Steele (see more here).  “These women are hidden figures, and their stories will be told,” Thompson says. The first “Delta […]

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