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Grade School Students Have Spoken: Jefferson Davis Is Out, Barack Obama Is In

Grade School Students Have Spoken: Jefferson Davis Is Out, Barack Obama Is In

The students of Davis International Baccalaureate Elementary School in Jackson, Miss., voted to rename their school after President Barack Obama.
With Trump Visit, Protest May Follow Opening of Civil Rights Museum

With Trump Visit, Protest May Follow Opening of Civil Rights Museum

Work crews and archivists putting the final touches on a gallery at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson.
With Trump Visit, Protest May Follow Opening of Civil Rights Museum

With Trump Visit, Protest May Follow Opening of Civil Rights Museum

Work crews and archivists putting the final touches on a gallery at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson.
Trump, Rejecting Calls to Stay Away, Speaks at Civil Rights Museum

Trump, Rejecting Calls to Stay Away, Speaks at Civil Rights Museum

President Trump touring the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum on Saturday.
Trump, Rejecting Calls to Stay Away, Speaks at Civil Rights Museum

Trump, Rejecting Calls to Stay Away, Speaks at Civil Rights Museum

President Trump touring the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum on Saturday.
Critic’s Notebook: The New Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Refuses to Sugarcoat History

Critic’s Notebook: The New Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Refuses to Sugarcoat History

At the new Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, in Jackson, Miss., a recreated jail cell from the early 1960s is designed to help visitors understand the state’s dark past, including conditions faced by a
Officer Loses, Then Regains, Job After Conflict Over Confederate and Mississippi Flags

Officer Loses, Then Regains, Job After Conflict Over Confederate and Mississippi Flags

Wardell Jackson had a confrontation with people carrying Mississippi state and Confederate flags in front of the civil rights museum in Jackson on Saturday.
Before Jailing a Young Woman, a Judge Puts Her Mother’s Racist Views on the Stand

Before Jailing a Young Woman, a Judge Puts Her Mother’s Racist Views on the Stand

Judge Henry T. Wingate of the Southern District of Mississippi in his chambers at the federal courthouse in Jackson, Miss.
Before Jailing a Young Woman, a Judge Puts Her Mother’s Racist Views on the Stand

Before Jailing a Young Woman, a Judge Puts Her Mother’s Racist Views on the Stand

Judge Henry T. Wingate of the Southern District of Mississippi in his chambers at the federal courthouse in Jackson, Miss.

An Officer Placed a Retired Police Dog in a Shelter. Now He’s Been Demoted.

Ringo worked nine years for the Jackson Police Department’s narcotics team. The department recently learned he was taken to a shelter after he left the force in October.

Mississippi doctor, civil rights pioneer James Anderson dies

Well-known African-American physician and civil rights activist Dr. James Anderson has died.
Mississippi doctor, civil rights pioneer James Anderson dies

Mississippi doctor, civil rights pioneer James Anderson dies

Well-known African-American physician and civil rights activist Dr. James Anderson has died.
Mississippi doctor, civil rights pioneer James Anderson dies

Mississippi doctor, civil rights pioneer James Anderson dies

Well-known African-American physician and civil rights activist Dr. James Anderson has died.
Rivers rise in soggy South as days of rain flood roads

Rivers rise in soggy South as days of rain flood roads

The waterlogged Tennessee Valley faces more rain and severe storms in coming days, even as flood predictions along the Mississippi River rise.

Mississippi agency has spent $18,000 defending $200 fine

A state agency in Mississippi has spent nearly $18,000 challenging another agency's $200 fine.

The Latest: Names of 37 clergy accused of abuse released

The Latest on a Catholic diocese in Mississippi releasing the names of clergy accused of sexual abuse (all times local): 12:25 p.m.