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Two Mississippi Reps Vote To Keep White Supremacist Statues In U.S. Capitol

U.S. House Rep. Bennie Thompson, a Black Democrat, was the lone Mississippi member to vote in favor of removing monuments devoted to white supremacists from the halls of the nation’s Capitol today. A 285-120 majority passed the bill, House Resolution 3005, this evening with all 120 nay votes coming from Republican members, including two from Mississippi.

Bled Dry: Mississippi In Desperate Need of Blood Donors, Facing Ominous Shortage

Flight paramedic Brad Harper

Mississippi is in the midst of the worst blood shortage in decades, leaving hospitals bereft of vital supplies for trauma patients and surgeries, presenting a severe threat to the safety and well-being of every resident of the state. Medical professionals are calling for new blood donors to help Mississippi protect its dwindling supply of medical blood.