A Chance to Live: Engaging Business Community, Restorative Justice to Reduce Incarceration
After applying for 43 vacancies in northern Mississippi and being denied every one of them after his time in prison, former Columbus, Miss., Councilman Kamal Karriem is now advocating for the business community to open its doors to people like him as a measure against recidivism.
Faith Leaders Mourn, Memorialize 10,000 Mississippians Lost to Coronavirus
One thousand white flags lined a park in downtown Jackson Tuesday, one for every 10 Mississippians who lost their lives to coronavirus. Behind them, the governor’s mansion loomed, only a street away. Before them, an interfaith gathering of Mississippi religious leaders joined together to mourn more than 10,000 individuals across the state who have died from COVID-19.