Fourtee Acres: Our Story

Fourtee Acres: Our Story

By Tyrone and Edna Williams, Fourtee Acres Owners   Fourtee Acres is a 62 acre minority owned family owned forestry, farming and rental property operation established in 1994 (with the birth of our youngest child) that is engaged in sustainability for the future....
Fair Housing Act 101 Presentation

Fair Housing Act 101 Presentation

Presenter: William Bedwell, Mississippi Center for Justice, Staff Attorney Tenants do you know that you have rights that protect you against your landlord? If this is news to you, please join WeCare on September 4, 2018, at 11 am and 6 pm MSU extension office155 Vance...
A Taste of Winston County

A Taste of Winston County

On Tuesday, June 12, 2018, people traveled from far and near to participate in “A Taste of Winston County” at the Louisville Coliseum. This event highlighted local farmers’ efforts to provide healthier food choices for consumers. We convey a heartfelt...
WCSHC Helping the Robbins’ Family Reconnect

WCSHC Helping the Robbins’ Family Reconnect

By Frank Taylor Around 1910 Mississippi harbored more than 32,000 African American Farmers who owned thousands of acres of land. Landownership for black families determined their autonomy through agrarian practices of planting crops. Farmers planted corn, cotton,...