A state judge dismissed a lawsuit on Friday that sought to overturn Senator Thad Cochran’s victory in a Republican primary runoff.
Inspired by the memory of her grandmother, Alysia Burton Steele has documented the experiences of 50 African-American women in text and image.
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.
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.
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 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.
The willingness of courts to weigh whether the abortion right has become unduly burdened is critical in the struggle to preserve reproductive freedom.