Mississippi

O.B. Curtis is the largest water treatment plant in the city. During a press conference Monday night, Gov. Tate Reeves cautioned that the plant would be temporarily shut down until officials could figure out the cause of the malfunction. The post Here’s What We Know About Jackson, Mississippi’s Water Plant Crisis appeared first on NewsOne.

You may have seen the viral photo this week of the man in Mississippi who chose to wear a shirt featuring a noose and a Confederate flag. The man’s name is Clayton Hickley and his employer didn’t find the shirt to be cute, so they fired him. Watch the video below.       Facebook: The […]

Republican lawmaker Tom Weathersby has proposed counseling and fines in sagging pants ban.

The Greenville Police Department is investigating the incident as a hate crime, while the FBI announced plans to launch a civil rights probe.

The FBI has launched a civil rights probe in relation to the incident.

A memorial sign that marks the place where 14-year-old Emmett Till's mutilated body was discovered in the Tallahatchie river in 1955 is again riddled with nearly 50 bullet holes.

Two Mississippi universities removed state flags from campus over its controversial embedded Confederate emblem. They join five other Mississippi public colleges that have removed the flag. Only one remains.

Cleveland, Mississippi's school board voted to appeal a court-ordered desegregation plan. The city has fought desegregation for more than five decades.

A Mississippi judge released a man from jail on his own recognizance who left his infant daughter in his hot car while he was at work. The prosecutor approved that decision and wants to reduce the second-degree murder charge.

A federal court orders Cleveland, Mississippi to desegregate its secondary schools. The judge approved a Justice Department plan to consolidate the middle and high schools.

A Mississippi school district remains successfully integrated since the 1970s. Clinton, Mississippi has one school organized by grade level.

A couple from Mississippi was kicked out of an RV space in Mississippi over the owner's reluctance to accept interracial marriages.