The sheriff specifically referenced "Black Lives Matter or any other group that’s making themselves a spectacle, disrupting what we know to be our quality of life in this country" in a video regarding protests.
The three confederate flags are now in their permanent new home, the Museum of Mississippi History. The flags made their way in a motorcade just blocks away from the Capitol, with a host of dignitaries; notably missing from the ceremony, Governor Tate Reeves.
For weeks, amid steadily increasing coronavirus cases and a vulnerable health care system, Gov. Tate Reeves and the state’s health officer have been pleading with Mississippians to wear masks and practice social distancing.
The Atlantic hurricane season is already breaking records with several storms named so early this year. With parts of the U.S. battling the wrath of the coronavirus pandemic, experts urge you not to delay in preparing.
Amid the COVID crisis, the city of Waveland will not be hosting its fireworks display at the Garfield Ladner Pier on the Fourth of July; rather, city leaders deemed it best to move the show to Labor Day weekend, out of caution.
Lumumba says a new executive order will be put in place soon that will crack down on people wearing face masks in public places. This means police officers will be handing out citations to those not wearing masks in public.
While legislators wait for Gov. Tate Reeves to fulfill his promise and sign the bill which will retire Mississippi’s state flag, that same man would have silenced the bill in his former role as lieutenant governor, Senate Minority Leader Derrick Simmons said.
Experts say the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision to strike down a strict 2014 Louisiana abortion law Monday, June 29 may indicate how the latest iteration of the court will rule on future abortion challenges.