The People of America

Mississippi

PERCY BRADLEY

I met retired shrimper Percy Bradley, of Long Beach, in the Pass Christian harbor, talking to the friend that bought Bradley’s boat, which was built for him in 1983.
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JAMES A. YOUNG

Philadelphia, Mississippi – Life has been good to James A.Young, the first African American mayor of Philadelphia, Mississippi – a man with a humble start in life. … One of his goals is to strengthen and improve Philadelphia so that people of all races and backgrounds that have grown tired of the urban rat face in California, New York, Michigan an other states, will consider making Philadelphia their home. But that isn’t his only hope.
… As with so many other officials around the nation he would like to bring in a company in the technical field to provide jobs for local students graduating with technical degrees.
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