Parham, Co-Defendants File for Injunction Against Watson, Fitch to Allow Absentee Ballots
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.
‘Recycled McCarthyism’: Auditor, UM Target Tenured Racism Scholar for ‘Strike,’ Activism
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.
Faith and Spirituality Run Deep in Black Lives Matter Movement
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 Gov. Phil Bryant Backs Anti-Pot PAC Fighting Medical Marijuana in Mississippi
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.