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MFP Voices

Join a Circle Discussing Solutions to Mississippi Violence

During these violence-prevention circles—which are virtual for now, though we hope we can have face-to-face conversations soon—we sit down with Mississippians from all walks of life and all corners of the state who then become part of a larger network seeking solutions together.

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MFP Voices

Declaring Monkeypox A Global Health Emergency Is A Preventative Step—Not A Reason For Panic

On July 23, 2022, the director-general of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus declared monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern. “This decision by the WHO, though it may sound ominous, is not a sign of bad things to come. Rather, it is a way to prevent monkeypox from becoming a global crisis,” Global health expert Kathryn H. Jacobsen writes, who doesn’t think most people should worry about monkeypox.

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MFP Voices

Diversity Is An Overused Word, But a Vital First Step for Essential Journalism 

MFP Co-founder and Publisher Kimberly Griffin reflects on takeaways from a national journalism conference in Chicago, highlighting the continual growth of diversity in media. “‘Diversity’ is an overused word, yet I can’t think of any better word to describe the rooms filled with more Black and Brown folks, more young people, and more people from the LGBTQ+ community,” she writes.

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