Catfish Kingdom

This documentary charts the life, loss, and triumph of Ed Scott Jr., a Mississippi farmer who waged a decades-long fight against discrimination.

Catfish Kingdom
Scripps News / Jennifer Smart

As the first black owner of a catfish plant in the U.S., Ed Scott Jr. built an empire, lost it to discrimination and land robbery, then fought to take back what was his. This is the story of how a farmer became a legend of the Mississippi Delta.