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About MCJ

The Mississippi Center for Justice is a nonprofit, public interest law firm committed to advancing racial and economic justice. Supported and staffed by attorneys and other professionals, the Center develops and pursues strategies to combat discrimination and poverty statewide.

Latest News

  • Jackson, Mississippi – Today, in a 7-2 decision, the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act. Mississippi is one of more than a dozen states that joined in the lawsuit to dismantle the ACA.    “Here in Mississippi, we are breathing a huge sigh of......

  • Renowned Mississippi watercolorist Wyatt Waters created this custom painting, “Justice Like a River,” for Mississippi on the Potomac 2021. The painting depicts a gospel choir performing on the banks of the Tallahatchie River at Graball Landing, where the body of Emmett Till was pulled from......

  • Please join us for this virtual event honoring Nan Aron, founder and president of Alliance for Justice, and Congressman Jamie Raskin. Your partnership supports our work for change in Mississippi. Please become a sponsor of Mississippi on the Potomac 2021.    CLICK HERE for sponsorship......

Thanks to your support, we continue to advance racial and economic justice in Mississippi each and every day.

The Justice Blog

  • In the last year, we have seen protests against systemic racism on a scale we have not witnessed in decades. Today is the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd; it’s a significant anniversary, but it’s not the only one. Equally significant are the anniversaries......

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