Civil Rights & Social Justice

Kadarius Smith, 17, had tire tracks on his back, his mother said.

Justice for Michael Jenkins and Eddie Parker.

Politics

Mississippi HBCU alumni leaders in a letter appealed to lawmakers to reconsider proposed legislation that would close public colleges in the state.

The DOJ announced this week that it has found conditions at three Mississippi Department of Corrections facilities unconstitutional.

Three historically Black colleges and universities are among the public institutions of higher leaning in Mississippi that are in jeopardy of being closed if Senate Bill 2726 passes.

Mississippi is prioritizing public safety in the state’s capital city of Jackson to control violent crime and drug trafficking. 

Jackson residents have another setback.

Over 200 bodies were found in unmarked graves behind a local prison near Jackson, Mississippi. Now, community members want answers.

Residents argue voting rights are at risk.

Jackson residents are preparing for one more last-ditch effort to stop a new court led by a state-appointed judge and prosecutors.