PUBLISHER'S NOTE: "Here on the first anniversary of the old flag coming down, driving Mississippi reminds you of all of the integration work that white Mississippians have yet even to attempt. Taking down the flag and statues is just table stakes."
#OTD 1890, White men assassinated F.M.B. “Marsh” Cook, Republican candidate for Congress, after he criticized Constitutional Convention aimed at “restoring” white supremacy & stripping mississippians'>Black Mississippians of #VotingRights . #FridayMorning #FlashbackFriday
Education deserts, tuition expense limits higher ed opportunities for rural Mississippians
It is a pleasure to welcome Tracy Harden of Rolling Fork, Mississippi – a vocal advocate for the Yazoo Backwater Pump Project – to Washington. Her testimony at today’s @EPWMaj hearing will provide insight into the devastating impact of flooding on Mississippians. #FinishthePumps
. @FLOTUSBiden shields eyes and holds hands with a young middle schooler nervous about the vaccination, clapping when it’s over seconds later. Only 32% of Mississippians have been fully vaccinated, making it among the lowest numbers by state in the country.
Weeks after the winter storms, thousands of mississippians'>Black Mississippians still don't have running water
“If you love the president, join him, be patriotic and wear a mask…If you don't like the president, then just wear a mask to spite him.” Gov. Tate Reeves pleads with Mississippians to wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Money meant to help poor Mississippians was instead used to buy luxury cars and sponsor a college baseball tournament.
UPDATE: So far, 20 Mississippians have been tested for the coronavirus and, as of today, all results have come back negative.