University of Mississippi officials have launched an investigation into a group of anonymous whistleblowers who earlier this year sounded the alarm about dozens of secret emails that showed how school officials privately coddled racist and sexist sentiments to woo wealthy donors.
UM EMAIL: INVESTIGATION AND SOLUTIONS
Mississippians should plan “to have very small Thanksgiving gatherings” with only nuclear family members this year to stay safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Mississippi State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs and other public health officials warned on Friday.
Guest: Christopher Freeze
Donna talks with Christopher Freeze about trauma-informed policing and leadership. Freeze is the former FBI Agent in Charge for Mississippi and former head of the Mississippi Department of Human Services, now a leadership coach and speaker.
Guest: Teresa Jones
Donna talks with Teresa Jones about the 2020 election results in Mississippi and how to excite voters in the Magnolia State. Jones is a Mississippi political operative who was the political director for Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign in Mississippi.
FOCUS: RACE AND RACISM
Interactive Map: Confederate Memorials
by William Pittman
See the MFP’s latest infographic—the location of Confederate monuments, statues, and memorials throughout the state. Click here for the full page including instructions and how to contact us if you’d like to suggest memorials to add.
by William Pittman
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