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Fact Check: Gov. Reeves Falsely Accuses Rep. Thompson of Supporting Hamas

a photo of Bennie Thompson on the left, and of Tate Reeves with his finger pointed up on the right

U.S. House Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., has never supported Hamas terrorists despite false accusations Republican Gov. Tate Reeves hurled at the State’s only Black congressman over the weekend. Hamas is the ruling political organization in Gaza that launched a bloody terrorist attack on Oct. 7, killing more than 1,400 in Israel as militants took at least 199 people hostage.

Person of the Day | Roland Freeman: Photographer, Educator, Mentor

Roland Freeman closeup, wearing blue

On a summer afternoon in 2001, Jackson-born artist Felandus Thames stepped into the open atrium of the older building at the Mississippi Museum of Art, which now houses the Mississippi Arts Center. He had come to the capital city as part of an exchange program between Jackson-based Operation Shoestring and Port Gibson-based Cultural Crossroads to […]