Posts Tagged ‘Sweet Potato Queens’

Kooky race to color bomb Zippity Doo Dah in March

by Clay Chandler Published: October 21,2012

Tags: 5K, Color Me Rad, Sweet Potato Queens, Zippity Doo Dah Parade

When Zoloft and balloon animals can’t seem to raise your spirits, the best way to brighten your life is to run Color Me Rad 5K. That’s the sales pitches Color Me Rad organizers use to draw participants to their 5K that’s part exercise and part color explosion. The race, which started this year, will hit […] [...]

Jill Conner Browne

by Stephen McDill Published: March 22,2011

Tags: Jill Conner Browne, Sweet Potato Queens, Zippity Doo Dah Parade

CLINTON- As the final touches are put on the first annual Zippity Doo Dah Parade in Jackson, MBJ-TV visits Clinton for an interview with Mississippi humorist and “Sweet Potato Queens” creator Jill Conner Browne. [...]

Q&A: Jill Conner Browne, Author and Sweet Potato Queen

by Amy McCullough Published: February 6,2011

Tags: Jill Conner Browne, Q&A, Sweet Potato Queens, Sweet Potato Queens’ Book of Love

MBJ gets all the credit Former stringer did OK despite misguided paper Jackson native Jill Conner Browne became an accidental author and published the “Sweet Potato Queens’ Book of Love” in 1999. She has written eight books and created a women’s movement that annually draws thousands to Jackson, providing an estimated multi-million dollar tourism impact. […] [...]

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