James Meredith, Clarksdale and the Kingdom of God

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By Poor William (Clarksdale, Mississippi) VIDEO IN POST “Mississippi is the most beautiful country in the world!” — James Meredith, one of the most prominent figures in the Civil Rights Movement, who considers Mississippi to be the “center of the universe.” During a recent speech in Clarksdale, James Meredith said MISSISSIPPI is the most powerful […]

Was Caroline Kennedy Really in Clarksdale, Mississippi?

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  (Clarksdale, Mississippi) –  PHOTO GALLERY IN POST – Believe it or not, Caroline Kennedy, while promoting her latest book “Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of John F. Kennedy”, not only stopped in Clarksdale but she spoke to a large crowd. Lucky us! Caroline signed her books in Memphis, Oxford and Jackson but in Clarksdale […]

TENNESSEE WILLIAMS Y’ALL!! Clarksdale Festival, October 12-13, 2012

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By Poor William CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI – VIDEO AND PHOTO GALLERY IN POST – Clarksdale will host it’s 20th Tennessee Williams Festival this weekend, October 12-13, 2012. The event, sponsored by Coahoma Community College (CCC), kicks off at 9:00 a.m. on Friday at the Whiteside Lecture Hall on the Coahoma Community College main campus and concludes […]

Caroline Kennedy to Speak on lawn at Cutrer Mansion in Clarksdale

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By Poor William Clarksdale, Mississippi – Caroline Kennedy will be speaking on the lawn at the Cutrer Mansion Friday, October 12th, as part of the free Community Book Talks Lecture Series. Folks will begin gathering on the grounds at 5:00 p.m. and Caroline, only surviving child of John F. Kennedy, will discuss “Listening In: The […]