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MoveOn Petitions - Remove the Confederate Flag From the Mississippi State Flag
Society & Culture  (tags: Mississippi, State Flag, Petition, Confederate Flag )

- 1213 days ago -
In the wake of the devastating hate crime perpetuated at Mother Emanuel AME in Charleston it is time to remove all symbols of hate and from state and other government buildings. It is time for us to come together and move into the future in solidarity.
Mississippi City Officials Deny Woman License to Run LGBT Bar in Town (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Mississippi, gay rights, business, ethics, society, politics, religion, law, rights, sadness, women, news )

- 1841 days ago -
Newton, who is openly lesbian, filed the suit on Tuesday, alleging that the city is violating her right to free speech and equal protection under the First and 14th Amendments.
URGENT Action Alert - Execution Impending
Society & Culture  (tags: execution, death penalty, Mississippi, Govn. Bryant, Dever, Colorado, Govn. Hickenlooper, clemency )

- 1992 days ago -
Last week the Mississippi Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision issued a ruling denying Willie Manning the ability to do DNA testing that could prove his innocence. Manning's execution is scheduled for May 7th.
Only in America: Mississippi's KKK License Plate
Society & Culture  (tags: mississippi, politics, society, racism, KKK, humans, ethics, culture, activists, abuse, news, rights )

- 2800 days ago -
A Confederate group wants to honor a notorious Klan leader on special state license plates. Shockingly, not everyone is pleased
Mounds Offer Glimpse of History
Society & Culture  (tags: history, indian, native american, native, tribe, nation, the first nations, illinois, natchez, mississippi, heritage )

- 2975 days ago -
In 1682, the French explorer LaSalle met with the tribal chief of the Natchez Indians, but the Natchez soon found themselves caught in the conflict between France and England, Barnett said.
Photo Essay: Black and Brown Together in Mississippi
Society & Culture  (tags: African Americans, culture, society, americans, Mississippi )

- 3858 days ago -
Laurel, Mississippi is a town where many Mexican immigrants have arrived to work in poultry plants over the last decade, developing relations with African Americans who also work in the plants. La Veracruzana market and restaurant is named after the home
Notorious Mississippi Girls' Prison Closed
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Mississippi, Girls' prison, prison facility, teenage girls, physical abuse, sexual abuse )

- 3890 days ago -
State officials in Mississippi closed the Columbia Training School prison facility for teenaged girls last week. The facility has been under fire for years over allegations of physical and sexual abuse by the staff
Klansman Gets Life for Mississippi Killings - USA
Society & Culture  (tags: ku klux clan, murder, jail, life, mississippi, killings, black, white, GoodNews )

- 4071 days ago -
A former Ku Klux Klansman was sentenced to three life terms on Friday for his role in the 1964 killings of two black men in a case emblematic of white supremacist violence during the civil rights era. James Seale, who was shackled and wore an orange priso

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