Mississippi Sends Cindy Hyde-Smith Back to Senate
She did little to conceal her racism while running against her Black opponent, former Representative Mike Espy.
Federal Judge Overturns Mississippi Law That Banned Abortion After 15 Weeks
In his decision, Judge Reeves said state lawmakers’ claims to be interested in women’s health was “pure gaslighting.”
Mississippi Governor Signs into Law the Country's Most Restrictive Abortion Ban
The Center for Reproductive Rights immediately filed a lawsuit challenging the 15-week abortion ban, calling it “unconstitutional.”
READ: Black Woman in Mississippi Charged With Second-Degree Murder After Stillbirth
Advocates fear this is the latest in a trend of women of color being criminalized for their pregnancy outcomes.
Students Honor Emmett Till by Posting Tributes on Vandalized Mississippi Sign
Students with the St. Louis-based Cultural Leadership organization offered their own fix for the vandalized sign.
What the Numbers Tell Us About Tropical Storm Cindy
It’s hitting an area with a high concentration of Black people.
Activist Chokwe Antar Lumumba Wins Jackson Mayoral Race with 93 Percent of Votes
The son of late mayor Chokwe Lumumba ran on a progressive platform that demanded law enforcement and education reform.
Chokwe Antar Lumumba Wins Jackson's Democratic Mayoral Primary
If the activist and lawyer wins the general election in November, he will follow the footsteps of his father, who died less than eight months into his term as mayor of the Mississippi city.
WATCH: Rural Mississippians Fight the Digital Divide in New Episode of 'The Movement'
Host Darnell L. Moore traverses Mississippi to investigate how digital culture’s advances leave many impoverished rural residents behind.
WATCH: Jessica Williams Tackles Trans Panic in This Epic Video
“The Daily Show With Trevor Noah” correspondent sat down with trans activists and a transphobic Colorado lawmaker to examine the rationale behind anti-trans laws.
White Man Protests Walmart's Confederate Flag Ban With a Bomb, is Peacefully Arrested
Tupelo Police Chief Bart Aguirre: “He’s a strong supporter of keeping that flag flying. … This is his way of bringing attention to that.”
‘Breaking’ Presents: Tongo Eisen-Martin, a Poet With Movement-Building In His Bones
This Bay Area-bred poet’s experimental form and progressive ideology harkens back to the golden age of spoken-word and experimental works, but with renewed relevance.
Native Activist Rexdale Henry Found Dead in Mississippi Police Custody
Henry, like Sandra Bland, was an activist who died in police custody after being arrested for a traffic violation.
Mississippi Considers Flag Change, New Mexico Cops to Face Charges, Clinton Ahead
Some of Tuesday’s big stories
After Corrections Commissioner's Indictment, Mississippi Private Prisons Under New Scrutiny
The state has the second highest incarceration rate in the United States
Following Lumumba's Death, Jackson, Miss. Votes Today
Will the new mayor continue Chokwe Lumumba’s progressive legacy?
Judge Threatens Sikh Man With Jail For Not Removing 'That Rag' Off His Head
Mississippi officers and a judge harassed and humiliated Jagjeet Singh over and over again after pulling him over for a flat tire.
Mayor Chokwe Lumumba Wants to Build a 'Solidarity Economy' in Jackson, Miss.
Big news for the Deep South.
Civil Rights Activist Chokwe Lumumba Elected Mayor of Jackson, Miss.
Mississippi’s capital city has a new mayor.
Bad News in Mississippi: Rats-to-Prison Pipeline Opens
So many rats in a Mississippi prison for the mentally ill that the inmates have started making pets out of them.