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Author chat with Meredith Coleman McGee

In 1962, he became the first African-American student admitted to the then-segregated University of Mississippi. From there James Meredith became an integral part of the Civil Rights Movement. His niece takes an honest look at his life and legacy in her new book “James Meredith: Warrior and the America That Created Him.” For more information on the book, click here.

Educational Urban Farming

A new classroom at Hutchison School is being used to teach just about every subject while helping students get out from behind a desk. WREG’s Symone Woolridge has more on Educational Urban Farming.

Interview with a serial killer

Michael Shane Townson. You may not recognize his name, but thanks to WREG’s Jessica Gertler and Matt Brewer we’re learning a lot more about this confessed serial killer with a Mid-South connection. Deadly Confessions, Part 1: Florida serial killer admits to Mid-South murders Deadly Confessions, online extra: Townson describes first murder

The Left Bank Festival

The Left Bank Festival is just around the corner and this year’s festivities will be honoring Willie Mitchell. Diane Hampton and Boo Mitchell stopped by to give us a preview of what we can expect. For more information, click here.