Mississippi, long regarded as a Confederate stronghold, was the only state flag left that still bore a Confederate symbol.
Decision To Remove Confederate Emblem From State Flag Brings Range Of Emotions For Black Mississippians
For years, Black Mississippians have protested for the removal of the Confederate emblem from its flag. On Sunday their shouts were met with change.
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluations (IHME) cites a steady increase in deaths and projects that 918 people in Mississippi will have died from the novel coronavirus by early August.
The 12-year-old's family says a man gave the doll to the girl during the Krewe of Nereids parade in Mississippi, telling her "That's you."
Jesus Garcia, 39, was found unresponsive in his cell over the weekend. His cause of death is still under investigation.
Willie Nash was taken into custody and strip-searched at a county jail. He's now serving 12 years in jail for having his cell phone with him.
A Mississippi business owner is now walking back comments she made about certain couples who go against her "Christian beliefs."
At the end of 2017, approximately 2,000 migrants were being detained in Louisiana and Mississippi. At the end of July 2018, that number had grown to more than 8,000.
Joe Biden, former U.S. Vice-President, and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, shared fond memories Tuesday night of James O. Eastland, the white supremacist Mississippi senator known as “The Voice of the White South,” calling him “son.”
The law would have gone into effect on July 1.
Born a sharecropper in 1933, Unita Blackwell went on to shape the course of history.
Although Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith apologized for her "public hanging" comments, she still defended herself claiming her words were "twisted."
Clayton Hickey is out of a job after he wore a Confederate flag t-shirt, complete with a noose, to his Mississippi polling station.