Jackson Garbage War: Council Stops Mayor’s Veto—and Lumumba Sues Again
In a recent lawsuit, Jackson Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba asked the Hinds County Chancery Court to declare that the council cannot negotiate a contract nor amend his order for a local emergency, and that he has the prerogative to negotiate emergency contracts and present the same to the council.
Child-Support Payments for Incarcerated A Cyclical Burden, But Reform Bill Dies
Mississippi Black Women’s Roundtable Co-convener and State Lead Cassandra Welchlin said increasing child-support debt for those in prison harms relationships.
Hosemann’s Gerrymandering Is Political Assassination of A Republican Woman
Mississippi Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann has ended my Senate career by using gerrymandering to erase a Republican seat. He silenced a conservative Republican woman.
MFP’s Spring Campaign 2022: We’re Committed To Reporting ‘Solutions For Mississippi’
“It’s one of the most fabulous times of the year! MFP’s spring fundraising campaign launched this past weekend with the theme, ‘Solutions for Mississippi.’ I can’t stress this enough,” Kimberly Griffin writes. “No gift is too small. Also, no gift is too big, so don’t let that stop you. Please give what you can to kick off this critical campaign.”