'Mississippi’s Never Going to Be China': These Southern Governors Are in No Rush to Close Their States Over Coronavirus
So far, 23 states have issued shelter-in-place orders in lieu of a federal order to stay at home.
Looming COVID-19 Disaster in US Prisons Has Advocates Pleading for Releases
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.
Black Volunteers in Mississippi Told Us Why They’re Still Working for Bernie
“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.”
He Was Sentenced to Only Two Days in Jail, a Lawsuit Says. Three Months Later, He Killed Himself in His Cell.
Robert Wayne Johnson's wife is suing a Mississippi county, saying he was held past his release date and not provided with mental healthcare.