Civil Rights

Chris Risher’s Colorful Temple

A while back, MissPreser W. White alerted me to a vintage publication called “Creative Ideas in Glass” for sale online. Published quarterly as “an architectural review” by specialty glass manufacturer American Saint Gobain, the brief, color booklet doesn’t have a… Read More ›

Medgar Evers Slept Here

Excerpt from Beckwith v. State of Mississippi (1998 appeal) THE EVIDENCE THE DEATH OF MEDGAR EVERS 3. The last hours of Medgar Evers were recounted by the testimony of his widow, Myrlie. On direct examination, Ms. Evers testified as follows: Q…. Read More ›

MissPres News Roundup 4-1-2013

No fooling – it’s all good news today! First there was a story about downtown revitalization in Pontotoc.  Three property owners have recently invested in downtown buildings – including one couple who even turned an historic gas station into their… Read More ›

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