Miss Ola (The Mississippi Giver)

The Story of Miss Oseola McCarty, told in an original song by Austin Church. This original video was produced in 2006 at Valencia Community College with the assistance of the University of Southern Mississippi (www. usm.edu/pr) in support of the Oseola McCarty Scholarship Fund. The Tom Brokaw footage was furnished from the archives of the University of Southern Mississippi.

Directed by Otto von Goldschlager

All music written by Austin Church
Churchman Music BMI
Copyright 2004 All Rights Reserved

The soundtrack of this video appears on Austin’s 2010 “In The Blue Ago” album.  Click here to listen.


Students at Christ the Saviour School, located in Ealing, West London, UK, sing along to the video, October 2019.
October is Black History Month in the UK.


Austin’s cover art for the June 25, 2006 DVD release of the song.

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