Mississippi

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.

The ongoing Confederate flag controversy has made its way to the courts of Mississippi, where Attorney Carlos Moore has filed a federal lawsuit against Governor Phil Bryant to strip the Mississippi flag of the Confederate symbol.

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is donating $4.7 million to eight organizations in New Orleans and two coalitions in Mississippi devoted to uplifting young men and…

Republican Mississippi state Rep. Gene Alday (pictured) is backtracking on an interview that was published by a local paper where he allegedly made incendiary and…

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…

  When one southern pastor saw his congregants dying of preventable illnesses that could be traced back to poor eating habits and lack of exercise, he got fed up and did something about it. “It was so bad, I was having a funeral every weekend,” said Dr. Michael Minor, pastor at Oak Hill Missionary Baptist […]

  With her hair in a ponytail and her smile quick and wide, it’s hard to tell that high school junior Donyell Hollins has been pulling all-nighters for most of the semester to take care of her infant daughter. Her situation isn’t unusual in the small Delta town of Marks, home to one of the […]

In response to President Barack Obama‘s announcement that he supports marriage equality for the LGBT community, Mississippi state Rep. Andy Gipson (R) said that the…

Mississippi GOP state Rep. Bubba Carpenter voiced his satisfaction that a recent anti-abortion law will potentially shut down the last abortion clinic in the state,…

Video has been released of the killing of James Craig Anderson, a 49-year-old auto plant worker, who was killed by a group of white men. One of the teens involved said “let’s go f**k with some n****,” before the incident began, according to police. The group then proceeded to beat Anderson and run him over […]

Video has been released of the killing of James Craig Anderson, a 49-year-old auto plant worker, who was killed by a group of white men. One of the teens involved said “let’s go f**k with some n****,” before the incident began, according to police. The group then proceeded to beat Anderson and run him over […]

MONTICELLO, MISS. — A Mississippi man jailed for shooting a cop he believed was a home invader was released after spending the last 10 years in prison. Cory Maye, 30, celebrated his release with friends, family and the lawyers who defended him during his case. Maye, who was arrested in 2001 for the shooting, plead […]