FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2022 Contact: Nikita Sibley, nsibley@rabengroup.com, 850-345-7092 Mississippi Center For Justice Responds to Deadly Mass Shooting Against Black Community  Jackson, MS— Vangela M. Wade, president and CEO of the Mississippi Center for Justice, issued the following statement in response to a mass shooting in Buffalo,...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3, 2022 Contact: Nikita Sibley, nsibley@rabengroup.com, 850-345-7092 Mississippi Center for Justice, Co-Counsel in Dobbs v. Jackson: “Leaked SCOTUS Decision Is A Dark Day for Women”  Jackson, MS - The Supreme Court is poised to allow states to outlaw abortion, according to a written draft of...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 28, 2022 Press Contact: Carolyn Clendenin, comms-mcj@rabengroup.com, 347-869-7382 Black Farmworkers Sue Mississippi Catfish Farm for Racial Discrimination, Lost Job Opportunities, and Abuse of Immigration System to Deny Jobs to U.S. Workers Harris Russell Farms offers yet another example of Mississippi farm owners illegally using the...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13, 2022 Contact: Donna Ladd (601) 966-0834, donna@mississippifreepress.org   Rob McDuff (601) 259-8484, rmcduff@mscenterforjustice.org    Mississippi House Republican Caucus Illegally Shuts Public & Press Out of Key Policy Meetings, says Mississippi Center for Justice Behind closed doors, Republican House representatives formulate policy without public scrutiny   Late yesterday,...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 3, 2022 Contact: Carolyn Clendenin, comms-mcj@rabengroup.com, 347-869-7382 Passage of Anti-Critical Race Theory Legislation Is An Attack On The Truthful Teaching of History, Says Mississippi Center For Justice Jackson, MS—  Today, Mississippi House legislators passed a bill that they claim will root out critical race theory...

MEDIA CONTACTS: MCJ - comms-mcj@rabengroup.com MAPS - Melissa Garriga - melissa@msrising.com / 228-990-4168   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 24, 2022   MISSISSIPPI CENTER FOR JUSTICE AND FIVE MISSISSIPPIANS FILE LAWSUIT AGAINST THE JACKSON POLICE DEPARTMENT’S UNCONSTITUTIONAL ROADBLOCK POLICY   In a direct challenge to the Jackson Police Department’s roadblock policy known as “Ticket, Arrest,...

From every indication, on January 6, 2021, the president of the United States was complicit in an attempted armed takeover of the U.S. Capitol. If the insurrectionists had been successful, Trump would have led a coup against our government, overturning a fair election and upending our constitution. The impact would forever tarnish the United States’...

A PDF of the letter can be found here. The full text is below.   Dear Secretary Walsh:    We are writing to you regarding our concerns about the U.S. Department of Labor’s administration and oversight of the temporary agricultural guestworker program, also known as the H-2A program.    American agricultural...

‘Unchecked Culture of Abuse’: Immigrant Rights Coalition Demands Federal Intervention Amid ICE Field Office’s Anti-Blackness and Life-Endangering Violations   As civil rights division opens unprecedented investigation into the New Orleans ICE Field Office, survivors and immigrants’ rights organizations call for closures and releases   NEW ORLEANS –– A coalition...

Mississippi Center for Justice – Co-Counsel for Mississippi’s Only Abortion Provider – Issues Statements on Supreme Court Ruling on “Bounty Hunter” Texas Abortion Law    Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued decisions in two cases challenging Texas’ ban on abortion after six weeks of pregnancy (S.B. 8), ending two of the most promising...