Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey
Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Brenda Travis; Mississippi’s Exiled Daughter
Today our guest is Civil Rights Movement veteran Brenda Travis. We sit down and talk with her about her new memoir “MS Exiled Daughter: How My Civil Rights Baptism Under Fire Shaped My Life". Mrs. Travis recounts how her anger over the treatment of African Americans in Mississippi and beloved hometown gave way to determination and moved her to join the civil rights struggle as a teenager and how two days in 1961 changed the course of her life forever.
Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Author Robert Mayer “In The Name of Emmett Till"
The 1955 lynching in Mississippi of Emmett Till shocked the nation and galvanized a generation of civil rights activists who put their lives on the line to battle segregation. Robert H. Mayer shares their stories in his latest book, “In The Name of Emmett Till:How the Children of the Mississippi Freedom Struggle Showed Us Tomorrow”. Listen as award winning author, Robert H. Mayer, talks with Marshall from Bethlehem Pennsylvania.
Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: MS Authors; Cushman, Morris and Wells
The delta variant forced the 2021 Mississippi Book Festival to go virtual this year. On this episode, we are giving you a taste of what to expect as we interview three of the authors who are set to appear: Susan Cushman (John and Mary Margaret), William Morris (This Magic Moment) and Larry Wells (In Faulkner’s Shadow).
Now You're Talking W/ Marshall Ramsey | The Pandemic and Children's Mental Health w/ Dr. John Damon
Just as COVID-19 restrictions began easing and families were taking a deep sigh of relief, the delta variant abruptly entered the scene. With it, it brings new mandates, new anxieties, and new questions.Students may experience stress as they return to the classroom and some may even worry about themselves or a loved one becoming ill. Listen as Dr. John Damon, CEO of Canopy Children’s Solutions, talks with Marshall about ways in which you can help your children navigate through it all.