In honor of Mother's Day, we are celebrating a group of women in the Mississippi Delta who anchor their communities as only a mother can.
My grandmother died 20 years ago. I never thought about taking her photo or recording her voice when she was alive. When you're young you think you're going to live forever, and you assume your family will too. I didn't know that I would miss her increasingly. Read more.
Alysia Burton Steele is a Pulitzer Prize-winning photo editor. She hopes to publish her book Jewels in the Delta this summer.