Communal Living in the Magnolia State: Intentional Communities in Mississippi

This Sunday: Want to go on a road trip without leaving your house?

Join us as we join Our Home Universalist Unitarian Church of Ellisville for their regularly scheduled service online!

Dr. Tom Kersen of our church family will be the guest speaker. Dr. Kersen is an Associate Professor of Sociology in the Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology at Jackson State University. He is also a retired Captain of Medical Service in the US Army Reserves.

One of my lifelong endeavors is provide a deeper, more complex story of southern culture than is commonly given (e.g. Protestantism, Civil War, etc.). Many people do not realize that Mississippi has a rich counter-cultural history. One facet was underground newspapers. Another is alternative economies. Today, I will explore several intentional communities, commonly referred to as communes, that existed in this state.

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