Mississippi millennials are hard at work innovating the place they call home

Published 8:19 am Friday, September 29, 2017

[vc_row gap=”5″][vc_column][vc_column_text]Trust everything you read on the internet and you’ll learn millennials—those born between 1981-1997—are lazy, entitled, irresponsible and determined to put your favorite chain restaurant out of business within the year.

Sift through the stereotypes, however, and you just might find a diverse, driven, dynamic generation of innovators, entrepreneurs, artists, activists, dreamers, leaders and doers.

From Oxford Magazine’s upcoming October issue, Mississippi photographer Danny Klimetz captures three hardworking millennials working to elevate the state they call home.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]

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Julia Tatum, Delta Grind Grits

Ellen Goucher, Blue Delta Jeans

Afton Thomas (with children Noah and Olive Thomas), Southern Foodways Alliance

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