DOJ has filed a complaint against the state of Mississippi over House Bill 1020, which will allow the state to create a separate court system. The post Mississippi’s H.B.1020 Is A ‘Crude Scheme’ Aimed At Discriminating Against Black Residents, Says DOJ appeared first on NewsOne.
The Greenville Police Department is investigating the incident as a hate crime, while the FBI announced plans to launch a civil rights probe.
A memorial sign that marks the place where 14-year-old Emmett Till's mutilated body was discovered in the Tallahatchie River in 1955 is again riddled with nearly 50 bullet holes.
At a hearing on Monday in a Jackson County courtroom, Deputy Leo Allen of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department explained in explicit detail what occurred when authorities responded to the scene at a Best Western hotel near the Gulf Coast.
A Mississippi judge released a man from jail on his own recognizance who left his infant daughter in his hot car while he was at work. The prosecutor approved that decision and wants to reduce the second-degree murder charge.
A federal court orders Cleveland, Mississippi to desegregate its secondary schools. The judge approved a Justice Department plan to consolidate the middle and high schools.
A couple from Mississippi was kicked out of an RV space in Mississippi over the owner's reluctance to accept interracial marriages.
The ongoing Confederate flag controversy has made its way to the courts of Mississippi, where Attorney Carlos Moore has filed a federal lawsuit against Governor Phil Bryant to strip the Mississippi flag of the Confederate symbol.