Will the Next Mississippi Governor Prioritize Black Mississippians’ Needs?

Mississippi Governor's Mansion seen from the front gates

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 Water Safe To Drink, Officials Tell Federal Judge

Ted Henefin listens to Mayor Chokwe A Lumumba speak

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.