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Address Jackson Water Crisis, Then All Existing Systems Failing Our Children

Rhea Williams-Bishop, director of Mississippi and New Orleans programs at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation writes that “together, we can be the ones who create the environments and communities that build up our children, rather than tear them down.” She encourages Mississippians to come together to solve the Jackson water crisis—and then to repair the systems that led to it.

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More Than Bones and Science: Stolen Chickasaw Remains Finally Returning Home to Rest

In March 2021, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History announced that it has repatriated 403 Native American remains and 83 lots of burial objects to the Chickasaw Nation, the largest return of human remains in the state’s history and the first for the department. The repatriation started a year ago in January 2020 and is ongoing as the department is about halfway through the process.

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Is Facing and Ending Environmental Racism Too Radical For the Left and the Right?

Neither party has stood up for American descendants of slavery when it comes to racial disparities in environmental, social and economic policies. Co-founder Leo Carney writes that ADOS of MS are seeking reparative justice that is a pathway for statewide and federal reparations for American descendants of slavery in Mississippi and across America.

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