Legislation to erase content about race and racism from Mississippi history lessons is moving quickly at the state Capitol. The bills are a ...27 January, 2022 Story
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2023 Press Contact: Nik Sibley, email@example.com Five-Year Broadband Expansion And Accessibility Action Plan Fails To Establish Broadband Equity In Mississippi, Says Mississippi Center For Justice JACKSON, MS — The Broadband Expansion and Accessibility of Mississippi (BEAM) office’s Five-Year Action Plan......26 September, 2023 In the News Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2023 PLAINTIFFS CELEBRATE VICTORY IN CHALLENGE TO H.B. 1020 Jackson Residents Say Legislators Should End Their Attempted Takeover of Jackson JACKSON, Miss. – The three Jackson, Mississippi residents who sued to block judicial appointments to the Hinds County Circuit......21 September, 2023 In the News Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 31, 2023 Fourteen Black Farmworkers Sue Mississippi Farm for Lost Wages and Job Opportunities Due to Abuse of the Immigration System MISSISSIPPI DELTA— Fourteen Black farmworkers filed a lawsuit in federal court last week against a farm in the Mississippi......31 August, 2023 In the News Press Release
MCJ Applauds Fifth Circuit Court Decision to Overturn Lifetime Voter Disenfranchisement A Message from Vangela M. Wade, President and CEO of the Mississippi Center for Justice. Mississippi’s lifetime ban on voting for people convicted of certain felonies has finally been struck down. The U.S. Court......08 August, 2023 Blog In the News