Novelist and professor Jesmyn Ward, a native of DeLisle on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, is a big deal. She was named one of Time Magazine's most influential people in 2018 and spoke at Tulane University commencement in New Orleans, LA.
Thousands of students on the Mississippi Gulf Coast are graduating high school this month and leaving home for college or the real world. Parents should teach their kids how to tip servers and bartenders in the restaurant industry.
South Mississippi residents seem to usually complain about Black Spring Break for a number of reasons. Throwing Shade blogger Justin Mitchell says Coast people could learn about empathy from the guests.
The media often forgets about Mississippi during coverage of natural disasters like Hurricane Nate or Subtropical Storm Alberto. When they do remember, names of cities like Biloxi are often mispronounced.