Mississippi has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the country, with just over a third of all residents fully vaccinated.
States and employers are desperate to slash unemployment payments back to their pre-pandemic levels.
“It starts to look like the project is not about protecting women and girls in sport but rather stopping young people from being trans at all.”
Amy Coney Barrett has only been a Supreme Court justice for a few weeks, and she’s already facing a test on abortion.
VICE spoke to the cast of the Starz series about using a Mississippi strip club as a Trojan horse to discuss race, gender, and class.
Beer cans, eggplant emojis, and, of course, Elvis.
"We are not betraying our heritage," said Speaker of the House Philip Gunn, "we are fulfilling it."
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So far, 23 states have issued shelter-in-place orders in lieu of a federal order to stay at home.
A coalition of organizations led by the Southern Poverty Law Center is calling on Louisiana, Florida, and Mississippi to release as many people as possible, right now.
“Mississippi has to matter at some point,” said James Hemphill, who wore a red “Medicare for Y’all” shirt as he walked from door to door. “We're not giving up on Mississippi.”