One, One Thousand | Southern Photography



Known for both its rich tradition of blues and its long history of racism, the Mississippi Delta continues to face racial, environmental, and socioeconomic challenges. Brandon Thibodeaux's project "When Morning Comes" reflects on the strength and perseverance of five communities in the northern Delta.


The history of the Arkansas Delta is largely associated with farming and agriculture, and the region continues to produce considerable amounts of cotton and food. Lisa McCord's project "Rotan Switch" documents life on her grandparents' farm, one of Arkansas' last tenant-run cotton farms, during the early 1980s.