Culture

  • Turning The Page: The Odyssey Of A Mississippi Journalist

    Turning The Page: The Odyssey Of A Mississippi Journalist by Julie Whitehead Special to BAMSouth.org                   When I answered an ad in early 2000 in the newspaper for freelance writers for a new publication called Today’s Jackson Woman, I was twenty-nine years old and working at the time in a state agency in Mississippi that handled disability claims for Social Security.