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MFP Voices

Freedom Ain’t Free For The Man of Color In America

Jerry B. Townsend, an Oxford, Miss., native, writes that the men of color in America, especially Black men, continue to face racism sprouting from centuries of oppressive history: “We all share the experience of racism based on the color of our skin, no matter the shade.”

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, walks under a camouflage net in a trench as he visits the war-hit Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Dec. 6, 2021.
MFP Voices

From Zelenskyy to Mississippi: The Fight for Democracy Begins at Home

Editor Donna Ladd writes that President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is showing fearless leadership in the collaborative fight to preserve democracy, just as we have to work together and a fierce devotion to protecting one’s home from fascist control person by person and against great odds. Mississippians need to emulate this spirit to guarantee freedom for all on a local level, she writes.

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