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- Governor Sends National Guard to D.C., Unclear Whether Will Patrol Jackson ProtestsThe State of Mississippi has sent members of the Mississippi National Guard to Washington, D.C., amid the heavy protest actions taking place around the White House and the nation.
- Azia’s Virtual Picks 6-5-20The world is slowly opening back up, the streets are bustling with people back on the grind, trying to maintain some sense of normalcy; but the reality is, we have to adapt to a new “normal” and things are not ...
- Cedrick WilderCedrick Wilder, 46, teaches students both in the classroom and on the football and baseball fields.
- Mayor Lumumba Issues Statement in Support of George Floyd Demonstration and Black Lives Matter Movement“Today, as we all pause to commemorate the life of George Floyd, I extend my heartfelt sympathies to his family and loved ones. I stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and all of those engaging in civil ...
- MSDH Releases Delayed Long Term Care Facility COVID-19 DataAfter weeks of refusing, Mississippi State Department of Health last night released the names and counties of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 outbreaks.
- Mayor: All Jackson Businesses Can Open; Employees Must Wear MasksMayor Chokwe A. Lumumba, in an amended ‘Stay Safe Jackson’ executive order taking effect today, loosened restrictions on gatherings and social activities, signaling that the capital city is following the trend across the country.
- USM Condensed Fall Semester, JSU Annie Willie Scholarship and MSU Telehealth PsychologyThe University of Southern Mississippi recently announced plans to condense its fall 2020 semester calendar to limit incoming and outgoing student travel and help prevent the potential spread of COVID-19.
- Ron PolkIf the college baseball season had not been cut short due to the novel coronavirus, this weekend would feature the Super Regionals in the world of baseball.
- Jackson Protest to Honor George Floyd, Call for End to Systemic RacismCalvert White, vice president of Alcorn State University’s chapter of the NAACP, says George Floyd is a “martyr,” killed by an oppressive power complex that affects everyone in the country.
- OPINION: Enough. Remove Symbol of Confederacy from the Mississippi Flag Now.The state flag of Mississippi needs to have the symbol of the Confederacy removed today. Not after a vote, not after three months of deliberation, not after a committee does a study. Today.
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