District Judge Carlton W. Reeves has appointed Wendell M. France, Sr., as the receiver for Hinds County Raymond Detention Center. He starts work tomorrow, Nov. 1, and will not take over operational control until Jan. 1 2023.
The Mississippi Center for Justice is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Jim Crow voting law that Mississippi’s white-supremacist leaders adopted in 1890 in an attempt to disenfranchise Black residents for life.
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