COVID-19 Kills Twice As Many In Mississippi’s Poorest Counties—Areas Where Slavery Was Concentrated
The Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting conducted data analysis showing that coronavirus deaths are twice as high per capita in Mississippi’s poorest counties. The death rate rose to 3.3 times higher when compared with counties where the per-capita income was at least $25,000.
Mississippi Rep ‘Sorry’ for Call to ‘Succeed From the Union’ After Talk With House Speaker
Mississippi House Rep. Price Wallace has apologized after he responded to President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ victory with a tweet hearkening back to the state’s Civil War past.