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Drive Black, Buy Black: The Root Goes on the Blackest Road Trip Ever With Author Lawrence Ross

What’s up, everyone! My name is Lawrence Ross, and if there’s one thing you should know about me, it’s that I love black people. Yeah, I know people like to say that, but I truly do. I’m fascinated by who we are, where we’ve been and where we’re going. And over the past 20 years, I’ve written six books about the black…

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Mississippi Miscellany

1) If you take a drive along the back roads (i.e. pretty much all the roads) of southwest Mississippi early enough in the morning, you will repeatedly encounter turkey vultures picking through the evening’s roadkill. By the afternoon, the roadkill’s been picked clean - especially with the larger animals, all that…