In rural Winston County, a stranger’s claim against a single acre of a family farm threatens a plan to build generational wealth for their grandchildren, the family says. Heirs’ property can leave owners susceptible to developers and timber harvesters: a common problem for Black families.
Damion Portis is a barber who participates in the Mississippi State Department of Health’s Shots at the Shop program, educating his clients on the importance of the vaccine. After months of low Black vaccine uptake, Mississippi has broken through an enormous barrier of vaccine disparity.
MISSISSIPPI RACE VIOLENCE PROJECT
Next on MFP Live:
September 23, 2021 @ 6 p.m.
Catch up on our first IG Live:
September 23, 2021:
Joy Hogge and Melody Worsham
Joy Hogge and Melody Worsham talk with MFP co-founders Kimberly Griffin and Donna Ladd about the state’s mental health crisis and lawsuit outcome.
September 16, 2021:
Karla Vazquez and Abigail Peterson
Karla Vazquez and Abigail Peterson talk about immigration issues with MFP co-founders Kimberly Griffin and Donna Ladd.
UM EMAIL: INVESTIGATION AND SOLUTIONS
UM vs. HISTORY PROF GARRETT FELBER
FOCUS: RACE AND RACISM
JACKSON WATER CRISIS
by William Pittman
SOLUTIONS FOR MISSISSIPPI
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