The Mississippi Delta refers to land that lies between the Yazoo and Mississippi Rivers, in northwest Mississippi, as well as parts of Arkansas and Louisiana. The Arkansas Delta extends along the Mississippi River from Eudora to Blytheville to Little Rock.

Replanting roots in a Southern food desert

Farmers, activists and city planners nationwide are pivoting in light of the pandemic’s impact on food access. In Mississippi, that also means restoring a fraught…

The promise of the Yazoo Pumps

Devastating flooding has revived talk of a controversial infrastructure project in the Mississippi Delta, but it might not help the communities that need it most.