mississippi

About that “Vote Trump” church burning

Things are not always as they seem
Mississippi City Faces Backlash For Referring to MLK Day as ‘Great Americans Day’

Mississippi City Faces Backlash For Referring to MLK Day as ‘Great Americans Day’

Martin Luther King Jr. Day has been celebrated as a federal holiday since 1986
YIKES: Biloxi, MS Sends Out Tweet Renaming Martin Luther King Day 'Great Americans Day'

YIKES: Biloxi, MS Sends Out Tweet Renaming Martin Luther King Day 'Great Americans Day'

I shouldn't be surprised that a state that has the confederate flag actually IN it's state flag is racist. I mean, they are literally showing us their "patriotic" American views, right? And yet I was
Artist Spotlight: Allan Innman

Artist Spotlight: Allan Innman

Mississippi-based artist Allan Innman explores the world of make-believe through fantastical paintings of toys and other memorabilia. See more images below.
At Least 15 Die as Tornadoes Sweep Southeast

At Least 15 Die as Tornadoes Sweep Southeast

Jenny Bullard’s home in Adel, Ga., was severely damaged by a tornado.

Tornadoes Kill Over a Dozen in Southeast

Tornadoes hit Georgia and Mississippi over the weekend, killing least 15 people and injuring scores.
At Least 15 Are Dead after Tornadoes Sweep Across Southeast

At Least 15 Are Dead after Tornadoes Sweep Across Southeast

Governors in Mississippi and Georgia have declared states of emergency.
At Least 18 Die as Tornadoes Sweep Southeast U.S.

At Least 18 Die as Tornadoes Sweep Southeast U.S.

Jenny Bullard’s home in Adel, Ga., was severely damaged by a tornado.

GOP Lawmakers Suddenly Back Early Voting in Mississippi

The Mississippi House Elections Committee “unanimously passed measures to allow early voting, online voter registration and to create a study committee to come up with clearer rules for restoration of
In Covering Civil Rights, Reporter Enhanced His Words With Film

In Covering Civil Rights, Reporter Enhanced His Words With Film

Robert P. Moses, field secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, pointing out holes left by a shotgun blast in a wall of a home across the street from the voting drive headquarters
Mississippi Has Moved Closer to Allowing the Firing Squad as an Execution Method

Mississippi Has Moved Closer to Allowing the Firing Squad as an Execution Method

If the use of lethal injection drugs in the state is deemed unconstitutional
Critic's Notebook: On a Design Mission in Mississippi

Critic's Notebook: On a Design Mission in Mississippi

An academic center designed by the firm Duvall Decker on the Tougaloo College campus on the northern edge of Jackson, Miss.
At Least 3 Dead After Train Collides With Charter Bus in Mississippi

At Least 3 Dead After Train Collides With Charter Bus in Mississippi

The bus was carrying 50 people from Austin, Texas

It’s Time for a Bluexit

Dear Red-State Trump Voter,Let’s face it, guys: We’re done.For more than 80 years now, we—the residents of what some people like to call Blue America, but which I prefer to think of as the United
Bill Minor, Journalist Who Was Called Conscience of Mississippi, Dies at 94

Bill Minor, Journalist Who Was Called Conscience of Mississippi, Dies at 94

Mr. Minor in 1956. “No Southern newspaperman has done more for civil rights and civil liberties,” a fellow reporter said.
Jeff Sessions Met With Emmett Till’s Family, but Will He Give Emmett Justice?

Jeff Sessions Met With Emmett Till’s Family, but Will He Give Emmett Justice?

Emmett Till’s family members met privately with Jeff Sessions, head of the U.S. Department of Justice, to ask him for ... well ... justice.Read more...
Why Black Lives Matter Still Matters

Why Black Lives Matter Still Matters

Even in the splintered and often fractious world of social justice movements, Black Lives Matter doesn’t fit easily into existing categories. Few grassroots uprisings have done as much, in such a

Mississippi is rejecting nearly all of the poor people who apply for welfare

And the state won’t explain why.Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R). CREDIT: AP Photo/Rogelio V. SolisBy Bryce Covert and Josh IsraelLast year, 11,717 low-income residents of Mississippi applied to get a
These States Had the Highest Rate of Distracted Driving From Phones

These States Had the Highest Rate of Distracted Driving From Phones

Data finds surge in use of cellphones while driving.
These States Had the Highest Rate of Distracted Driving From Phones

These States Had the Highest Rate of Distracted Driving From Phones

Data finds surge in use of cellphones while driving.