Jackson, Mississippi

Some locals think it's a harmless prank, but others fear the potatoes are meant to poison animals.
The Jackson, Mississippi, police department said canine officers are "family and we do not feel they deserve anything less than a loving home in retirement."
"When you break in people's stuff, it's because somebody ain't whooped your tail!"
Nearly all the elementary school's students are black. It's currently named for Jefferson Davis.
Police say they are offering a reward after Jeremy Jerome Jackson's headless body was found not far from his severed head.
Early on a balmy morning last October, Cedric Sturdevant began his rounds along the bumpy streets and back roads of Jackson
In 1971, the Supreme Court decided that courts shouldn't investigate the motivations of officials who closed public pools rather than integrate them.
Chokwe Antar Lumumba picks up where his late father left off.
Through the eyes of a Black male college student who barely withstands the relentless intimidation and ridicule of Hell Week
We'll know black lives matter when the capitalist system that enslaved our ancestors and is intent on disposing of our future is replaced by a new socio-economic system, based on economic democracy and self-determination.
In Mississippi ,at least, the civil rights movement was not primarily about desegregating schools or removing separate waiting rooms, water fountains and other symbols of racial apartheid. Its fundamental thrust was registering and organizing voters to dismantle a system of white supremacy upheld by state-sponsored terrorism.
For those of us living far from the south, discussions of Mississippi may make us recall the Civil Rights Movement, some period in time we now think more likely relevant in a history book. But believing that couldn't be more wrong.
When I lived in Jackson, Mississippi, Lumumba was my city councilman. Rather than simply mourning Chokwe Lumumba's passing, this column will celebrate his contributions.
What do we make of the silent streets? The cry of civil rights struggle is drowned out by the comforting seductions of a wishful post-racial mindset.
I met up with Justin in the small town of Starkville, Mississippi -- the neighboring town of Columbus, which had been my home for the previous three days.
These are all professionals that are modest people. I call them unsung heroes. People who surely don't do it for the money, as they will never get rich doing what they do, but they are just as happy as the millionaires. In fact, one could make a case, they are happier.
Police are testing two guns that may have been involved, however, no arrests have been made. No motive has been released
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