Gov. Reeves Declares April Confederate Heritage Month and Genocide Awareness Month
For the third year in a row, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves is declaring the month of April as Confederate Heritage Month, keeping a tradition alive that his predecessors began 29 years ago.
‘Sipp Culture’s Carlton Turner Addresses Food Insecurity on MFP Live on Thursday, April 14, at 6 p.m.
The Turners created ‘Sipp Culture as a way to foster community development in Utica, which was once a thriving community, but in recent years has seen the loss of its schools, industry and, finally, its grocery store. Join co-founders Donna Ladd and Kimberly Griffin this week as they discuss food insecurity with Carlton Turner on MFP Live this Thursday, April 14, at 6 p.m.
Oakdale Elementary Students Raise Funds for Make-A-Wish in Honor of Classmate
Kids for Wish Kids Coordinator Jane Walsh has worked for the Make-A-Wish Mississippi chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation for more than 20 years, helping schools come up with ideas for how to raise money to help grant kids’ wishes.
‘For Us, It’s More Than A Job’: Mississippians Jailed Unjustly Motivates MFP Reporter
“I cover the criminal justice and incarceration beat, and hardly anything riles me more than seeing people who might be in jail unjustly,” Kayode Crown writes. “Every colleague at the Mississippi Free Press, without exception, brings that kind of passion to our job. For us, it is more than a job.”