A man, armed with a rifle and handgun, was arrested Saturday after he disturbed a protest of the Confederate monument outside Lowndes County Courthouse.
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Sherry Ellis had everything she needed: a sewing machine and fabric she saved for cloth masks.
Within five minutes, Ellis said, she fashioned herself a T-shirt instead. It read, “Racism is wrong. #Resign.”
Sweat was pouring down David Horton’s forehead under a scorching sun as the temperature in Columbus reached 90 degrees Monday afternoon.
Crowds gathered around him. Cars flew by him, some honking in support.
So he kept on rallying.
When David Horton heard the news Thursday that the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office had dismissed the manslaughter charge against former Columbus Police Department officer Canyon Boykin in the 2015 shooting death of Ricky Ball, he started driving.
The children of Sacred Heart Catholic Church streamed out into Mississippi’s heat on a blistering Sunday afternoon, carrying what they said was a message of opposition against immigration raids their parents could not.
A protest against U.S. immigration policy forced the evacuation of the Statue of Liberty on the Fourth of July, with a group unfurling a banner from the pedestal and a woman holding police at bay for hours after she climbed the base and sat by the statue’s robes.
When seven Starkville High School volleyball “took a knee” Monday during the National Anthem in a game at New Hope, what had been a national story was suddenly a local event.
Hundreds of people marched through downtown Tupelo on Saturday to demand changes in the city’s policing more than a month after a black man was fatally shot by police.
A rapper draped herself in a Confederate battle flag and hung a noose around her neck during a performance to protest Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant’s proclamation of April as Confederate Heritage Month.
At noon Wednesday, a half hour into a student sit-in on the front steps of Lee Hall, a small group of reporters were led through a side entrance and up to the fourth floor of the beautifully-renovated old building where the office of Mississippi State University President Dr. Mark Keenum is located.