🌡️🔥 A Heat Advisory is in effect for portions of southeast Mississippi from 11AM until 6PM Sunday. Heat indices of 108-110 degrees are expected in these areas, with heat indices in the lower to mid 100s elsewhere. Take extra precautions if working/spending time outside! #mobwx
Heat index readings as of 3 PM range from the mid 90s to around 105 degrees across the Mid-South. A Heat Advisory remains in effect for portions of eastern Arkansas and northwest Mississippi. #tnwx #arwx #mswx #mowx
JUST IN: MSDH is reporting 797 new coronavirus cases in Mississippi, along with 15 additional deaths.
Fifty-eight years ago this week, I was released from Mississippi State Penitentiary, also known as Parchman Farm, after being arrested at the bus station in Jackson, Mississippi for using a so-called "white" restroom during the Freedom Rides. #GoodTrouble
57 years ago today I was released from Mississippi State Penitentiary, better known as Parchman, after being arrested in the Jackson, MS bus station for using a so-called "white" restroom during the Freedom Rides. #goodtrouble
When 600 agents were making a show of arresting 680 undocumented immigrants working at Mississippi processing plants, did anyone bother to arrest the employers? Or did they leave them undisturbed in the back room counting their money?
Little girl sobs for her father after he was taken during the Mississippi ICE raids. She pleads for him to be let go: "I need my dad."
JUST IN: The House of Representatives has approved legislation making lynching a federal hate crime for the first time in U.S. history. The Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act was named for the 14-year-old teenager who was lynched in Mississippi in the 1950s.
Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota and Washington—I am once again asking that you get out and vote today. Do it for our kids and grandkids who deserve a habitable planet. Find your polling place here: