Chinese Americans Vera Penney Gong, Luck Wing, and John Wing discuss their experiences living outside of a black and white racial identity during segregation in Mississippi. (photo of students of the only all-Chinese school in Bolivar County, 1938)
Jobie Martin reminisces about his early career and entering unchartered territory as the first African American to host his own television show in Mississippi.
Sister-in-law Elsie McWilliams remembers the legendary father of country music, Jimmie Rogers.
Vietnamese American Dat Duong relates the difficulties of growing up in Vietnam as a mixed-race child of the enemy.
Fred Clark Sr. describes the experiences of those who attempted to integrate interstate bus travel in 1961. (photo of Mr. Clark)
World War II veteran Lloyd Smith and Vietnam veteran Thomas Collins III remember the brutality of life during captivity.
Long Beach resident David bul Garang recalls fleeing war as a young boy in his native Southern Sudan, then immigrating to Mississippi after years in a refugee camp.