The Dividing Lines

A year and a half ago, I wrote that Cleveland is a divided land.   The legacy of segregation is clearly on display.  The white community and the black community seem to exist in largely separate spheres, interacting only at Delta State, Walmart, and Kroger.  Otherwise people live their lives totally apart.   I haven’t…

Country Doctors

The Mississippi Delta does not rank very highly in a lot of things.  Those include health care outcomes.  Rates of obesity, diabetes, and cancer are very bad around here.   The same goes for life expectancy.  There are many causes of which poverty is likely nearthe top.  However the agricultural chemicals farmer use probably don’t help….