Love bugs

We asked readers to submit memories and reflections about what fireflies and cicadas mean to you. Here are some of them:

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 connection with land.

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.