Almost three years after both houses of the Mississippi Legislature overwhelmingly voted to retire the old Confederate-themed state flag, one state senator is calling for its return. “That flag, a lot of our people fought and died under that flag,” said Sen. Kathy Chism, R-New Albany.
Liz Cain, a breast-cancer survivor, often hosts community fundraisers outside her Dalewood, Miss., gift shop and boutique, gg’s.
Duvalier Malone believes it is imperative for Mississippi voters to consider the disparities facing the Black population in the state during the upcoming election for governor in 2024. That should include tackling poverty and improving educational opportunities for Black students, and ensuring all citizens have equal access to high-quality health care, job opportunities and housing, he argues.
Jackson’s “water is safe because it meets the standards of the Safe Drinking Water Act,” Ted Henifin, the federally appointed interim third-party manager who is in charge of overseeing the Mississippi capital city’s water system, told a federal judge on Wednesday.