For Immediate Release July 14, 2020 Contact – Beth Orlansky, Advocacy Director, Mississippi Center for Justice, borlansky@mscenterforjustice.org, 769-230-2838   Today, unfortunately, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau repealed a 2017 regulation that protected Mississippians from some of the most unscrupulous acts of payday lenders, effectively placing borrowers, like sharecroppers, at...

Welcome to the Mississippi Protester Legal Support Site! Together with our partners, including Peoples’ Advocacy Institute and Black With No Chaser, Mississippi Center for Justice is here to support Mississippians who are taking action to oppose and transform cultures of injustice in America. We’re doing this...

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 29, 2020 Contact – Robert B. McDuff, Director of the George Riley Impact Litigation Initiative, Mississippi Center for Justice, rmcduff@mscenterforjustice.org   After yesterday’s historic vote to take down the Confederate emblem as part of Mississippi’s state flag that was adopted in 1894, the Mississippi legislature...

For Immediate Release June 18, 2020 Contact: Patrick Taylor, ptaylor@mscenterforjustice.org, 601-473-4309   MISSISSIPPI CENTER FOR JUSTICE APPLAUDS SUPREME COURT’S DACA RULING PRESIDENT AND CEO Vangela M. Wade released the following statement:   We applaud the Supreme Court for blocking the Trump administration’s cruel, inhumane and arbitrary attempt to end the DACA program...

JACKSON, Mississippi - A bipartisan group of Mississippi lawmakers is drafting a resolution to remove the Confederate emblem from the state flag. Vangela Wade, the president and CEO of the Mississippi Center for Justice, a non-profit focused on civil rights advocacy and litigation, issued the...

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