A Mississippi town with a Confederate monument plans to unveil a larger-than-life statue of Emmett Till on Friday, decades after white men kidnapped and killed the Black teenager.
The agency said that it is investigating whether Mississippi state agencies discriminated against the state's majority-Black capital city by refusing to fund improvements for its failing water system.
The 23-year-old suspect burned the cross in front of his Black neighbors because of their race, according to the U.S. Justice Department.
The Simmons-Wright Company has survived over 100 years by learning to adapt when confronted with every economic challenge that has come its way. Its latest battle? High inflation.
Experts predict the Pearl River near Jackson will crest by Tuesday. Emergency officials are telling people in low-lying areas to prepare for flooding of homes and businesses.
Family members and advocates say regardless of time passed and age, the arrest warrant for Carolyn Bryant Donham must still be served.
The clinic is now headed to Las Cruces, New Mexico, about 40 miles north of El Paso, Texas.
Prom used to be all about the girls' dresses. But now young men are setting fashion trends with their own outfits.
The Mississippi Department of Human Services sued retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre and three former pro wrestlers along with several others to try to recover millions of misspent welfare dollars.
Severe storms packing isolated tornadoes and high winds are racing across the Deep South, killing two in the Florida Panhandle and leaving scattered damage to buildings and homes in their path.
Mississippi voters approved a medical marijuana initiative in November 2020 but the state Supreme Court invalidated it six months later, ruling the measure was not put properly on the ballot.
The lawmakers withheld their votes as the state Senate passed a bill that would ban schools from teaching critical race theory. The education superintendent has said it is not being taught in schools.
On both sides of the abortion debate, activists say this could be the last anniversary before Roe v. Wade is overturned or significantly rolled back.
The government provided Americans with a vital financial lifeline during the pandemic, including through the Child Tax Credit. The help improved lives – but for many it still wasn't enough.
There are more than 1,000 oyster gardens in the coastal waters of Maryland, Virginia, Mississippi and Alabama as volunteers try to restore a keystone of coastal ecosystems.