Mississippi was set for a fairly mundane midterm election runoff next week — deciding who would win the final undecided U.S. Senate seat in a state that easily elects Republicans, until a senator greeted a cattle rancher. In a video posted on Twitter last week, Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith is talking to a rancher named […]
A federal court orders Cleveland, Mississippi to desegregate its secondary schools. The judge approved a Justice Department plan to consolidate the middle and high schools.
In response to the backlash over North Carolina's so-called "bathroom bill" law, Governor Pat McCrory has signed an executive order in what looks to be an attempt to quell criticism of the discriminatory legislation.
A Mississippi man became well known in his hometown for his open display of love for his late wife, and has erected a loving memorial in her honor. Charles “LaLa” Evans and his wife Louise enjoyed nearly 59 years of marriage before her passing in 2011 but has turned their home into a virtual museum of […]
President Barack Obama encouraged the nation to work harder to heal rifts between police and citizens during a Friday ceremony at the U.S. Capitol in honor of fallen…
The Mississippi Mass Choir is arguably one of the most influential choirs of our generation. For years this choir with over 250 voices has topped Billboard…
Magdalene Bedi, 17, a student at Northwest Rankin High School in Rankin County, Mississippi is suing the Rankin County School District for forcing students to go to religious assemblies, reports WAPT. SEE ALSO: Minnesota School Bus Driver Fired After Leading Kids In Prayer “We were not told what the assembly was going to be about. I asked a teacher […]
Mississippi Mass Choir announced tour dates leading into their 25th Anniversary Celebration Gala and live recording. Houston’s own Pastor JD Herron and the Courageous Faith…
The family of an African-American man who died after being allegedly beaten by a group of white teens and run over by a truck is asking state and federal officials not to seek the death penalty in the case. The family of James Craig Anderson asked the prosecutor to not impose the death penalty because […]
More than 500 people gathered in Jackson, Mississippi Sunday to denounce the racially motivated killing of an African-American man. James Craig Anderson, 49, was beaten by a group of white teen’s, then fatally mowed over with an attacker’s truck early July. Surveillance video released this month brought the story to the nation’s attention, and aided […]
RANKIN COUNTY, MS — A young man is alleged to have killed his friend after an argument about a girl and a Twitter post. Dorian Cyrus allegedly killed his friend Jeffery Taylor Jenkins after an argument on social media network, Twitter. The Grio reports: The two were suspected to be having an argument about a […]