The land of promise: mound bayou, mississippi — mound bayou was an all- black town located in the yazoo delta of northwest mississippi. Music has been one of the many facets of african american culture proudly nurtured by the community of mound bayou, ranging from blues and r&b in cafes,.
Founded by former slaves in 1887, mound bayou, miss, was one of the country's first all-black towns here's a look into its historic past and. At least 12,000 people crowded onto the grounds of mound bayou high school on sunday to celebrate the rescue of this all-black mississippi.
Author jo ivester was one of a few white kids in mound bayou, mississippi, in the the second high school, east side, is 100 percent black. Mound bayou is a city in bolivar county, mississippi, united states the population was 1,533 at the 2010 census, down from 2,102 in 2000 it is notable for having been founded as an independent black community in.
Mound bayou was an all black town in the yazoo delta in northwest mississippi it was founded during the spring of 1887 by twelve pioneers from davis bend,.