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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

Meet the Left Radical Who Will Likely Be Jackson, Mississippi’s Next Mayor

If we can change things in Mississippi, then the hope is that we can serve as a model for the rest of the world. The city of Jackson ... When you give people the right information, they make the right ... 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 y... read more

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The allure of Ole Miss football

This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's October 26 NBA Preview Issue. Subscribe today! "BORN AND RAISED where them Rebel ... for Mississippi to fly a flag for all its people." I reach out to Skipp C... read more


Will the State Takeover of Jackson Schools be ‘Better Together’ or the Same Old Education Politics?

In 1964, the all-white Mississippi legislature passed a tuition grant to fund private, non-sectarian schools so white people ... talked about making Jackson “the most radical city on the planet,” elev... read more

Dem contrasts 'diversity' with GOP senator in Mississippi

JACKSON ... City High School in 1969, graduating in 1971. An independent newspaper, the Jackson Free Press, reported Friday that Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, who is white, attended a white privat... read more

Most Educated City in Each State

Bachelor’s degree recipients comprised at least 40% of the adult population in the most educated city in ... work. The Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program has studied the relationship ... read more

Don’t Hate Mississippi

Fathers gonna work under the whip at Parchman ... There’s no excuse for the white people in Mississippi who knowingly elected a white supremacist on Tuesday. There’s no excuse for the criminal injusti... read more

The only A-rated, majority-black district in Mississippi

Related: How one Mississippi district made integration work ... Jackson suburb will soon be home to one of three Continental Tire plant locations in the United States; the possibility of new jobs will ... read more

The Rise of Civil Rights Tourism in America’s Deep South

Civil rights tourism could be an economic lifeline ... opportunities to encourage people not only to spend their dollars here in the city of Jackson, but to seek other venues and opportunities through... read more

How Progressives Are Changing America’s South

In Jackson, Mississippi, progressive mayor Chokwe Lumumba has made bringing economic justice ... Lumumba, who promised to make Jackson the “most radical city on the planet,” was faced with improving a ... read more

End Near for Racist Politics in Mississippi?

A documentary on Atwater and his tactics, "Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story," shows an ad designed to make Horton look scary to white people ... a white Jackson businesswoman and long-time Republican ... read more



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