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My first guest for the new year, Southern Poverty Law Center Mississippi Director, Waikinya Clanton, has elevated the definition of leadership in the last year, with her activist work in response to the Capital City’s water crisis. A proud graduate of Tougaloo College and native of Canton, she was recently named one of the most influential African Americans in the nation, on The Root 100 list, where she is among other winners including Rihanna and Former First Lady, Michelle Obama. Waikinya Clanton joins me today to discuss the aforementioned, as well as her life and future plans.
Marshall Ramsey, a nationally recognized, Emmy award winning editorial cartoonist, shares his cartoons and travels the state as Mississippi Today’s Editor-At-Large. He’s also host of a "Now You're Talking" on MPB Think Radio and "Conversations" on MPB TV, and is the author of several books. Marshall is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and a 2019 recipient of the University of Tennessee Alumni Professional Achievement Award.
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