William Johnson The William Johnson House, 210 State Street, in Natchez, Mississippi, was constructed in 1840 and was the residence of the free black man William Johnson. Known also as The Barber of Natchez, Johnson constructed his home from the bricks of

Start A New Path This prominent African American was president of Natchez College for many years. The historic institution was supported originally by African American Baptists of Mississippi and gained a fine reputation under Professor Owen’s direction  

Heading Clarence “Bud” Scott, Sr., led one of the most popular dance bands in the Mississippi-Louisiana region for several decades beginning around 1900. Scott (1876-1938), a lifelong Natchez resident, was renowned among both white and black audiences. Although the dances were segregated,