Sunflower Plantation Reunion a family affair

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF WRITER,

Celia Williamson may not have been born on or raised on the Sunflower Plantation like many of those who attended the June 2 reunion, but she is still part of the family.

And according to her, that’s how everyone associated with the agricultural estate sees the other, as family - not necessarily blood-related but family all the same.



Freddie White-Johnson presented prestigious award

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF WRITER,

On April 27, Freddie White-Johnson, founder of the Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation, was honored with the 2018 Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute’s Minority Health Leader Award.

It was presented at the Marian Wright Edelman Distinguished Lectureship on the campus of the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.









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