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Monday, August 20, 2007

9:22 AM - Welcoming town sign

I've been wanting to take a picture of a sign like this while I was down there, but unfortunately the car I was in was moving too fast. Better luck next time hopefully.

Anyway this sign is an indication of Mound Bayou, MS historical significance. This town was founded by ex-slaves and became an all black municipality having been incorporated in 1898. This is why I wanted to introduce this town to you.

Besides, I thought about this story I heard on cable access once where an old Irish talked about how since the Irish ran his ward in Chicago he thought the Irish ran the world. I have no doubt that some young kid in Mound Bayou thought that same way about the leaders he saw in Mound Bayou. He saw blacks on the city council and as mayor. Of course once he left this town, he would be very disappointed.

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