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Ellen B. Meacham

Ellen B. Meacham is an award-winning writer who teaches journalism at The University of Mississippi and is the author of Delta Epiphany: Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi. (University Press of Mississippi, 2018)

Her work has appeared in The New York Times, USA Today Online, Charleston Post and Courier, Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Mississippi, and numerous other publications. She has been featured on “Hardball with Chris Matthews” on MSNBC, the BBC, Ireland’s Newstalk Radio, Newsmax television, “Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal” and on numerous other public radio shows around the nation.

Articles by this Author

In a pivotal trip in 1967, Sen. Kennedy saw first-hand the effects of poverty in the Delta.