Tag Archives: mississippi

  • ‘Freedom Summer': PBS Takes Us Back to June 1964, Mississippi (Trailer)

    Jun 24, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *In June of 1964, a campaign within the civil rights movement was launched to try and register as many African American voters as possible in Mississippi, where efforts by the local Citizens Council disenfranchised the segregated state’s black population. More than 700 volunteers entered the state. White resistance was brutal.  The summer was marked with relentless beatings, […]

  • Agreement in Mississippi Schools Sets Standard for Nation to Keep Black Students Out of Jail

    Jun 11, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Do you remember when you could have a fight on the playground at school without law enforcement being called in? How about when you would wear something outside the school dress code and you didn’t have to worry about being suspended? Well, there are too many schools that involve extreme disciplinary action in their way […]

  • Jackson’s Pig Ear Sandwiches Are Legendary at the Big Apple Inn (Video)

    Mar 18, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *The food in America is a reflection of all the different cultures that have been merged into the fabric of the country over the last 100 years. The South might have some of the most interesting delicacies. The Lee’s Big Apple Inn in Jackson, Mississippi, has been serving up pig ears since 1939. That’s right! […]

  • Family: Slain Gay Mayoral Candidate was ‘Beaten, Burned’

    Mar 5, 13 by EURpublisher02 4 Comments

    *The body of slain Mississippi mayoral candidate Marco McMillian was beaten and burned, a family member stated Monday. McMillian’s godfather, Carter Womack, said McMillian’s family received the information from the Coahoma County coroner. The coroner’s office has yet to make an official announcement. Also, a person with direct knowledge of the investigation confirmed to The […]

  • Baby Born with HIV Appears to be Cured!

    Mar 4, 13 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *The medical world may have made the most important discovery of the 21st century. Two and a half years ago, a baby was born with the HIV virus and Dr. Hanna Gay, a pediatric HIV specialist at the University of Mississippi, was vigilant in treating the baby. She took a bold and risky step by […]

  • Openly Gay Mississippi Mayoral Candidate Found Dead

    Feb 28, 13 by EURpublisher02 5 Comments

    *An openly gay mayoral candidate in Mississippi has been found dead, and his death is being investigated as a homicide, authorities said. Coahoma County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday in a news release on its Facebook page that the body of 34-year-old Marco McMillian, a Democratic candidate for mayor of Clarksdale, Miss., was found in Coahoma […]