These are the stories of our people in their own words. From sharecroppers to governors, the veterans, artists, writers, musicians, leaders, followers, all those who call Mississippi home. Since 1971 we've collected their memories. The technology has changed, but our mission remains the same: to preserve those wonderful stories. Listen to Mississippi Moments Monday through Friday. at 12:30pm on MPB think radio.
After leaving the Army, Charles Dubra became a longshoreman in Gulfport.He recalls how an injury on the job led him to go into business for himself. He also explains how he made the transition from entrepreneur to teacher.