Mississippi Today, in partnership with The Atlantic, convened leaders, policymakers and journalists on Thursday to discuss challenges and opportunities facing Mississippi, the South and the nation.
Latoya Anderson, superintendent of the newly renamed women’s prison at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility, was replaced without explanation.
On this day in 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man on a city bus in Montgomery, Alabama, because she was “tired of giving in.”
Mississippi Supreme Court will not schedule an execution date for Willie Jerome Manning until it considers his petition for post-conviction relief.
JSU’s 13th president, Marcus Thompson, pledged Thursday to improve “customer care,” accountability and financial sustainability at the HBCU.
Both Mississippi Baptist Medical Center and the University of Mississippi Medical Center have been competing for the title of burn center since the state’s only facility closed last year.
Midwives advocate for autonomy and comfort over efficiency for their patients, and have been proven to decrease unnecessary interventions such as cesareans in low-risk mothers.
On this day in 1912, photographer, musician, writer and film director Gordon Parks was born in Fort Scott, Kansas.
They barged into homes in the middle of the night, then held people down while they beat and choked them, witnesses said. For years, signs of the violence went ignored.
The Mississippi Republican Party is asking state Supreme Court to dissolve an emergency order a judge issued on election night to keep Hinds County polls open longer than normal after numerous polling place problems were reported.
Speaker White will be entering the building.
Republican House members chose Jason White as the chamber’s next speaker, one of the most powerful political roles in Mississippi.
New coaches, controversy, championships and more—the Clevelands have plenty to discuss after a newsy week in football.