Mississippi

Rising Up from a Toxic Legacy

The Louisiana environmental activist who coined the term "Cancer Alley" to describe the row of industrial and petro-chemical plants that line the Mississippi, looks ahead to the future of New Orleans.

Arts, Culture & Media

Real help on "The Help"

When Lisa Krissoff Boehm first read the novel that the film, "The Help" was based on, she was floored. Like the editor in "The Help," she's also a white woman who collected/published stories of African-American domestic workers in Mississippi.