Mississippi Secretary of State Michael Watson (pictured), along with Attorney General Lynn Fitch, are targets of a new legal demand for an injunction to stop them from blocking absentee ballots for Mississippi voters with underlying conditions that make serious COVID-19 infection or death more likely.
The State wants to fire UM sociologist James T. Thomas for participating in the #ScholarStrike teach-in—but that’s not the only way the prof angered alums and the chancellor’s staff of late. He is also criticizing COVID-19 safety decisions.
Since 2015 we have interviewed BLM leaders and organizers as well as Buddhist leaders inspired by the movement. BLM was not only a movement seeking radical political reform, but a spiritual movement seeking to heal and empower while inspiring other religious allies seeking inclusivity.
Former Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is helping a political action committee that wants to stop voters from approving Initiative 65, which would legalize medical marijuana statewide.