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Mississippi Goddamn

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On September 6, 2021
Mississippi continues to impress its inability to even decently deal with its past. When it was notified this week that another sign commemorating Emmett Till had disappeared, the Emmett Till Interpretive Center had every reason to be worried. Since 2008, when placards identifying places of significance in the brutal killing of 14-year-old Emmett were first […]

Cancel Culture!

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On August 1, 2021

I for one can’t believe that Bari Weiss and Thomas Chatterton Williams haven’t been all over the case of Garrett Felber, a leftist historian at the University of Mississippi fired for crit

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Mississippi Goddamn

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On May 17, 2021
As always, Mississippi leads the nation in laughably ridiculous justifications to halt the will of the electorate. On Friday, Mississippi’s conservative-dominated state Supreme Court obliterated the state’s entire ballot initiative process by striking it down on the most dubious technicality. In the process, the court invalidated a 2020 initiative that voters had passed to legalize […]
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Racism and Water Supplies

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On March 15, 2021
It’s not just Flint where racism has led to a complete indifference by government toward water supplies. Keri Leigh Merritt on how this is playing out in Jackson. Over the past several days, the city has made significant progress in repairs, restoring water to most of its residents. However, two major, potentially deadly issues remain. […]
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America’s Worst People

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On November 3, 2019
I’d say this is unbelievable, but of course it is quite too believable. White supremacists gathered around civil rights martyr Emmett Till’s memorial today with a Mississippi Flag & a League of the South flag to film a racist propaganda video. The Emmett Till Interpretive Center’s security cams at the now-bulletproof monument caught them. 1/ […]
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