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- Conference Aims to Boost Black City LeadershipAfrican Americans must look to city leaders in the absence of supportive leadership from the state and national government, Jackson Ward 4 Councilman De'Keither Stamps said at a July 17 press conference.
- JPS Unveils 'Transformational' Plan for Public SchoolsJackson Public Schools now has a plan to "transform" education in Mississippi's capital city. City leaders say it will help ensure that all children in the district get a high-quality education. It would also expand access to pre-K programs for ...
- Hood: Governors Can’t Do Their Job and Follow the ‘Billy Graham Rule’Republican candidates who say they cannot be alone with women who are not their wives are “ridiculous,” Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said in a fundraising email sent to supporters on Thursday.
- Black Woman Accuses Dem Leader of Ignoring Her Governor RunVelesha P. Williams, an African American woman from Jackson who is running for the Democratic nomination for governor of Mississippi, says party Chairman Bobby Moak will not "respect or acknowledge" her candidacy.
- USM Professor Studying HIV Stigma, MSU Fulbright Scholar and Delta State Paleontology GrantAs part of an HIV awareness project, Susan Hrostowski will work with students in USM's Master of Social Work program to interview people with HIV about their experiences with people who are uninformed and unsympathetic about them and their condition.
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- Candidate Backtracks After Saying Office is 'A Man's Job'Malcolm Johnson, a Democratic man running for office in Mississippi, says he wasn't criticizing all women—just one—when he said being county supervisor is "a man's job."
- Trump Blasts 4 Congresswomen; Crowd Roars, 'Send Her Back!'Donald Trump turned a campaign rally into an extended dissection of the liberal views of four Democratic congresswomen of color, deriding them for what he painted as extreme positions and suggesting they just get out.
- Jackson Should End Penalties on People Who Beg for Money, ACLU SaysThe American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi is asking 16 cities in the state to eliminate local laws that penalize panhandling.
- Mississippi: Election Lawsuit is Not About Voting RightsAttorneys defending Mississippi say a lawsuit that challenges the state's system of choosing a governor is about "partisan politics," not about protecting African Americans' voting rights.
- Waller Follows 'Billy Graham Rule’ Like Foster, He SaysFormer Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Bill Waller Jr., a man running for Mississippi governor, says he also won't meet alone with a woman who isn't his wife, even in a professional setting, repeating the sentiment of fellow Republican candidate Robert ...
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