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Current state law allows people ... recent work includes the FX show “Snowfall,” about the rise of crack cocaine in Los Angeles. Singleton is one of the creators and executive producers of the show. ... read more

‘Final mile’ leads to profits for EastGroup

Whether today’s leasing pace and high rents continue could hinge on duration of an economic cycle that Loeb says typically lasts 6 years ... More people are reading the Mississippi Business ... read more

After Death of Radical Mayor, Mississippi's Capital Wrestles With His Economic Vision

Lumumba’s plan for economic democracy was backed by the Jackson People ... work. Several major hospitals (including Baptist Health Systems, University of Mississippi Medical Center, and St. Dominic's) ... read more

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Jackson, Miss. Mayor-elect Chokwe Lumumba: I Plan to Build the “Most Radical City on the Planet”

We end the show today in Jackson, Mississippi, where just one week from today social justice activist and attorney Chokwe Lumumba will be sworn is as the city’s next ... unity and making certain that ... read more

Unfriendly Skies: Can Jackson Save Its Airport?

Despite the biting cold and wind that's settled over central Mississippi ... got me looking into it," Harkins told the Jackson Free Press. "Some people want to make this a 'we're-taking-this-away-from ... read more

Martin Luther King remembered across US: 'The pain just won't go away' – as it happened

The bell at the Civil Rights Museum in Memphis began ringing at 6:01pm local time – the time of ... “in the interest of making him more palatable for some.” “Some people would have us believe Dr King ... read more

Mississippi Yearning

He has made it his mission to get more people ... to make sure they are getting what they need in order to be young, productive citizens." Petty helped launch an after-school math league in Indianola, ... read more

Why Fixing Potholes Is Key to This Mayor’s Radical Political Agenda

Ultimately, there is a “pothole to pothole” analysis: We have to connect pothole to pothole, and community to community, so that people in Jackson, Mississippi ... [the] city was in financial strain ... read more

Mississippi Flag, a Rebel Holdout, Is in a New Fight

This week, Mr. Waters, a self-described conservative who has been retained by a group of people he declined to name, will arrive in Mississippi ... the flag taken down at City Hall and the cemetery — ... read more

Jackson MS: Police Killings Continue Amid Mayoral Silence in the "Most Radical City on the Planet"

Crime in Jackson, Mississippi ... such important work would get done.2 Lumumba did mention giving young people “something to do”. But again he offered no specifics on how he would “radically” reduce ... read more

Race relations in Yazoo City, Mississippi: A brief history

Yazoo City is known as the gateway of the Mississippi Delta, the fertile strip of land between the Mississippi and Yazoo rivers. The city sits in the west-central part of the state, about 40 miles ... read more

Lumumba's State of the City Address Pans Over Past, Present and Future Jackson

JACKSON ... people who are already here?" she said. Mayor Lumumba admitted toward the end of his speech that he and his administration still have work to do. "When you elected me, I promised you that, ... read more

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