This is an opportune time for us to work together to shed light on little known civil-rights people and places, to record oral histories of activists still living in our communities, and to explore collaborative proposals for national funding opportunities.
The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department says it will not enforce Gov. Tate Reeves’ mask mandate or social-distancing orders even as COVID-19 ravages the county. Between the north Mississippi county’s three hospitals, only 52 hospital beds and one ICU bed remain available.
Mississippi will not cooperate if President-elect Joe Biden orders a national lockdown to stop the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Tate Reeves said in a live-streamed address today.
“Leonardo Drew: City in the Grass,” on view through Feb. 21, is a sculpture that beckons to be touched, sat on, walked around (even upon) and inspected up close and personal. Like a magic carpet ride, it can whisk the imagination off on a journey where viewers can roam, loom over, lounge around and hang out in the cityscape, interacting directly with it.
With COVID-19 cases ramping up, Mississippi’s capital city and several others have run out of ICU beds.