Hudson, Dovie

Winson Hudson’s sister Dovie was also very active in the pursuit for civil rights. In 1963 Winson and Dovie collaborated efforts with the influential civil rights leader Medgar Evers to establish the Leake County chapter of the NAACP. One of […]

Hudson, Winson

Winson Hudson was born on November 17, 1916, in Harmony, Mississippi, a rural town in the Leake County. Winson spent much of her life striving to improve local health care and early childhood education services in Leake County. In 1963 […]

Leake County Data Dashboard

Demographic data that helps add context to many historical events.