One hidden gem in Mississippi is a building on Woodrow Wilson known as "The Room."
Many local activists helped pioneer the Civil Rights Movement in the South.
One building in Hattiesburg is a hub for honoring African American Veterans who fought to protect our country.
Willora "Peaches" Ephram opened the soul food restaurant in 1961. It stayed open for 54 years. Peaches died on Sunday, after a battle with pancreatic cancer. It was two days after her 94th birthday.
The Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center preserves a rich history.