Mississippi Delta UNITE!

I was excited by the announcement of the Delta Summit which will be held this month at Delta State University. It seems that there has finally been a wake-up call to the Mississippi Delta. Through the years, the Mississippi Delta has been documented as an area lacking in social diversity and racial acceptance; an area that is plagued by political ineffectiveness, economic woes, and failing academics; and an area in health crisis. The Delta Summit brings stakeholders from 14 Delta counties together with Federal and State agencies to discuss area problems and create positive initiatives to turn these negatives into positives.

Read more online at The Bolivar Commercial.

About Mario Strong

Celebrating blues culture and promoting roots music worldwide. Fully engaged in an ongoing personal campaign towards raising social awareness and promoting a healthy consciousness throughout the Mississippi Delta. View all posts by Mario Strong

2 responses to “Mississippi Delta UNITE!

  • Mario Strong

    Thanks son for your quick response. I’m more than delighted to see that you are following my blog. Certainly, the Mississippi Delta is a place that you’re proud to have your family’s roots. But as the article states; there’s still a lot of work to be done to make things better. It will take young people like yourself with vision to both promote and yes… even, provoke change.


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