The civil rights martyr was memorialized on the shore of the Tallahatchie River in Mississippi, near where his body was discovered in 1955.
State lawmakers could choose the next governor because of a little-noticed 1890 provision designed to disenfranchise Black voters.
A new round of indictments targets poultry plant workers that Immigration and Customs Enforcement had previously released.
An algal bloom in the Gulf is devastating coastal businesses.
The network made the goof on a map just hours before the president's now-infamous Alabama-related flub.
"We don’t do gay weddings or mixed race," a woman at the venue in Booneville explained in a now-viral cellphone video.
The Trump administration wants to imprison more than 70 workers swept up in a sprawling ICE raid, before sending them to immigration court.
Video shows a vote for Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves' opponent being switched by a glitchy machine. Reeves won the runoff for the nomination.
The Franciscan Friars awarded two black Mississippi men settlements of $15,000 each, while some white victims in the same diocese received over $250,000.
The mother "had this lost look," an immigrant rights advocate told The Clarion Ledger after a visit. "She doesn't know what tomorrow will bring."
Forty-one of the workers face criminal prosecution under immigration laws that some Democrats want to repeal.
The march came after immigration officials arrested 680 migrants last week at seven poultry plants in Mississippi, leaving many children without their parents.
U.S. immigration officers arrested 680 people just a few days after a gunman in El Paso, Texas, targeted Mexicans in a mass shooting.
Official calls it "textbook." Critics say ICE forgot about the kids — again.
"Don't leave the children with cryingness," sobs devastated 11-year-old Magdalena Gomez Grigorio.
The raid is part of the Trump administration's large-scale deportation plan.
“It makes it harder to say it’s not bad,” one recent black graduate said. “To say ‘I’m safe here, Mom, don’t worry.’”
A photo recently circulated of three University of Mississippi students posing with guns beside a bullet-pocked sign honoring the lynching victim.
Their photo at the historic marker to a lynching victim has sparked a possible civil rights investigation and suspension by their fraternity.
Former state Supreme Court Justice Bill Waller Jr. is the second Republican in the race to say he follows the "Billy Graham rule."