"I'ma tell ya lil ass one last time wash ya hands don't be gentrifying our neighborhoods with this shit waving and speaking to everybody. Stay ya ass inside." - Dr. Theo Jackson
OPINION: "Pearl River flooding in 2020 has led to high water moving into neighborhoods and businesses, while many simultaneously want a "flood control" plan for Jackson. These calls have risen and fallen since the 1979 Easter Flood just like the Pearl."
Mississippi ordered evacuations after heavy rains caused some of the highest river levels in 30+ years, flooding local dams. Officials say rain is "400%" normal levels. Neighborhoods in Jackson are flooded and people are using canoes to get around.
TAKE A LOOK: Rescuers in Jackson traveled by boat through flooded neighborhoods on Sunday. They saved several dogs that had been abandoned.
Former player Marlin Jackson is doing amazing work revitalizing near northside neighborhoods with affordable housing. I visited with him to see how we can work together to give Hoosiers a fair shot at success. #FairShotAgenda
Jackson Heights is one of New York's most diverse neighborhoods, and eating in its best restaurants is like going on a culinary treasure hunt
In Chicago, an activist preacher is demanding that the city remove the names of George Washington and Andrew Jackson from public parks in predominantly black neighborhoods. This because both Presidents held slaves.