Okolona College for Negroes

Established in 1902, Okolona College provided industrial education for African American men and women until funding was discontinued in 1965 when the college shut its doors. The college was privately funded. Sources: “Okolona, Mississippi: A Case Study Speculating on Possibilities.” […]

Oktibbeha County Race Relations Team

The Oktibbeha County Race Relations Team was created in 1993 as part of the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Quality Community Initiative. The group consisted of 15 to 20 black and white citizens of Oktibbeha County and coordinated dialogue projects and community […]