1964: Mississippi Integrates Schools

NYT Mississippi - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 3:00pm
From the International Herald Tribune archives: African-American pupils attend public school in Mississippi for the first time in 1964.

Mississippi: Judge Dismisses Challenge to Senate Runoff

NYT Mississippi - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:00pm
A state judge dismissed a lawsuit on Friday that sought to overturn Senator Thad Cochran’s victory in a Republican primary runoff.

Chronicling Mississippi’s ‘Church Mothers,’ and Getting to Know a Grandmother

NYT Mississippi - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:00pm
Inspired by the memory of her grandmother, Alysia Burton Steele has documented the experiences of 50 African-American women in text and image.

In Ferguson, Photographs as Powerful Agents

NYT Mississippi - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 4:00am
The history of black representation has resonated with the types of images now prevalent in social media. Whether in 1950s Mississippi or Ferguson today, the camera has served as witness, provocateur and agent of change.

Tennessee: Case Over Test Fraud Is Shut

NYT Mississippi - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:00pm
Prosecutors said four people caught in a teacher certification fraud scheme have agreed to stop teaching, ending the federal case involving teachers in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee.

Mississippi: Loser in G.O.P. Runoff Asks Court to Void Outcome

NYT Mississippi - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:00pm
State Senator Chris McDaniel asked a Mississippi court on Thursday to declare him the winner of the June 24 Republican runoff against the incumbent, United States Senator Thad Cochran, or order a new election.

Mississippi: State Asks Full Court to Reconsider Abortion Ruling

NYT Mississippi - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 11:00pm
Mississippi is asking a federal appeals court to uphold a state law requiring doctors at abortion clinics to obtain privileges to admit patients to local hospitals.

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