WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — It can be a frightening call to get — and it’s a familiar one for many thousands of Americans. Callers posing as tax and immigration agents are threatening arrest, deportation or […]
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police officers routinely discriminate against blacks, use excessive force too often and are not adequately disciplined for misconduct, according to a harshly critical Justice Department report being issued Wednesday. The report, […]
Officials in Meridian and Lauderdale County want details from the Justice Department to back up its allegations local students’ rights have been violated by jailing them for school infractions.
Earlier this month the Justice Department said officials in east Mississippi operate a “school-to-prison pipeline” that incarcerated students – mostly black and disabled – for minor school disciplinary infractions, including dress code violations and using profanity.
JACKSON – (AP) Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says he’s trying to determine how many Mississippians lack the type of photo identification that might eventually be required for voting. The Republican-controlled Legislature voted earlier this […]