2016 Features for Magazines/Weeklies Winner
Emrys Eller (Contributing Videographer), LynNell Hancock (Contributor) and Nicole Lewis (Contributor) | The Hechinger Report
“Segregation and Integration in the Delta”
About the Entry
This three-part series examines the living legacy of historic racial segregation and desegregation in a former “oasis of tolerance and pragmatic gentility,” in one of the poorest, blackest areas of Mississippi.
Comments from the Judges
“Startling look by Hechinger at the ups and downs of integration/segregation in MS. Plus, the way it includes video with this series is really impressive.”
“Great use of details, characters, story structure set in historical context. Excellent and revealing read.”