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MFP Live: Karen Hinton Talks About ‘Penis Politics: A Memoir of Women, Men and Power’ 3/10, 6 p.m. CST

Karen Hinton, author of “Penis Politics: A Memoir of Women, Men and Power,” joins Donna Ladd and Kimberly Griffin as a guest on this week’s MFP Live, Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 6 p.m. Hinton learned first-hand how difficult the path to the top can be for a woman in a political culture traditionally dominated by men. More than once she saw her career derailed because of her refusal to stay silent about the bad behavior of powerful men.

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Culture

‘My Hometown Too’: Laurel’s Downtown Blossoms Despite City’s Complicated History 

Nearly three decades ago, most of the once-bustling businesses in downtown Laurel, Miss., had shuttered their windows, and the brick streets that criss-crossed the Pine Belt town’s center were void of pedestrians and drivers alike. Today, downtown Laurel is enjoying a resurgence thanks to locals and outside assistance. As always throughout its history, like that of other Mississippi towns, it’s complicated.

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