Goodine, Reverend Larry

Rev. Larry Goodine is the pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in Booneville, MS in Prentiss County. He is a […]

Prentiss County Data Dashboard

Demographic data that helps add context to many historical events.

Public School Integration

In 1966, black children in first grade started to be transferred into white schools, at the approval of the Prentiss […]

Swinney, Robert

Robert Swinney was the first black alderman to be elected in Prentiss County. Sources:Prentiss County, Mississippi: history and families. Limited […]

Wilson, Alfonzo W., Airman 3rd Class

On August 6, 1961, Alfonzo Wilson refused to sit at the back of the bus as was customary for black […]