Thirty years ago this year, in 1989, Eddie Lee Smith Jr., made history as the first African American elected mayor of my hometown of Holly Springs, Mississippi.
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Why are people still talking about The Mayor of Holly Springs, Mississippi?

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “…I still get chills when I walk inside the Eddie L. Smith Multipurpose Building on North Memphis Street. As one of his final projects, he envisioned it as a common ground for the whole town. How often do you literally get to walk around inside your father’s vision?” […read more]

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