An Insider Outsider Perspective

“Community used to be a central unit where everyone was concerned about well-being but now we become more centralized and don’t know what is happening with our neighbors”-overheard at our community presentation in Cleveland, MS Coming into Clarksdale, I caught myself enthralled in the rich blues history and culture here. I was excited to explore…

The Crossroads

  Culture Shock: The reaction which follows from not being able to remedy or relate your cultural views to another culture is my definition of this phenomenon.  As I prepare to depart to work in communities in Mississippi and to backpack the world alone, as a Bonderman fellow, culture shock is at the forefront of my…