Winner of the 2014 Heritage Award in Preservation Education from the Mississippi Heritage Trust.

Three rural African-American churches in the Mississippi Delta struggle to survive the tide of the region's demographic shifts. Lockalonia, Johnson Chapel, and Samuel Chapel M.B. churches in the Greenwood area remain steadfast in the wake of an aging population and youthful outmigration.

A film by Rex Jones.

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