University of Missouri president resigns after students protest over racial issues

November 10, 2015 in Education, News

(AP) The president of the University of Missouri System says he is resigning amid student criticism of his handling of racial issues. President Tim Wolfe said Monday that his resignation […]

Group of soccer fans prevent black man from boarding train

February 18, 2015 in News

By JEROME PUGMIRE PARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutor’s office opened an investigation into racially-motivated violence on public transport on Wednesday after a group of Chelsea soccer fans were filmed preventing […]

Ole Miss police says FBI looking into in vandalism

November 26, 2012 in Education, News, Statewide News

Police at the University of Mississippi say they have turned over to the FBI information regarding vandalism apparently aimed at an African-American freshman.

“We are presenting everything we have about this case to them,” University Police Chief Calvin Sellers said in The Oxford Eagle “They will investigate to see if this is a hate crime or civil rights violations.”

Black couple says racism forced wedding relocation

July 30, 2012 in News, Religion, Statewide News, Top Stories

JACKSON – (AP) A Mississippi couple says the church where they planned to get married turned them away because they are black. Charles and Te'Andrea Wilson say they had set […]

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March 4, 2012 in News, Top Stories

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Lynching of 2 Mississippians featured in TV show

February 23, 2012 in Entertainment, National Entertainment, News, This Week

By Monica Land The Injustice Files: At The End Of A Rope airs tonight SILVER SPRING, Md. – Lynchings have long been a part of Mississippi’s dark past. Since the […]

Bryant salutes work of racial reconciliation group

January 30, 2012 in Central Mississippi News, News, Religion, Statewide News, Top Stories

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) _ Gov. Phil Bryant said he plans to continue activity with a Christian group promoting racial reconciliation. Mission Mississippi honored Bryant Friday, […]

Venue change delayed in alleged Jackson hate-crime case

January 25, 2012 in Central Mississippi News, News, Statewide News

JACKSON (AP) — A judge on Tuesday postponed arguments on whether to move the trial of a white Mississippi teenager charged with intentionally using a pickup truck to run over a […]