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...

  The Mississippi Department of Health's COVID-19 vaccination page is a comprehensive and regularly updated source of information.   COVID-19 is taking a tragic toll on Americans across the country and here in Mississippi. People are struggling to access adequate testing and treatment for the disease. Many have...

The Mississippi Center for Justice is representing multiple tenants who are being effectively evicted from their residences without warning while Mississippi is calling for residents to stay at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. On April 1, Governor Reeves’ executive order directed that Mississippi residents stay...

Welcome to the Mississippi Mask Drive! Together with our partners, we thank you sincerely for your interest in helping those who work and live in Mississippi’s locked facilities. MCJ has witnessed the incredible capacity Mississippians have for generosity in the face of crisis. In that...

COVID-19 is taking a tragic toll on Americans across the country and here in Mississippi. People are struggling to access adequate testing and treatment for the disease. Many have died. Americans are losing jobs left and right. Small businesses are scrambling to stay afloat. Incarcerated...

On February 20, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court decision striking down a controversial Mississippi law that would have outlawed almost all abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected -- which generally occurs at six weeks of pregnancy. The lower court’s...

S.B. 2257 jeopardizes Medicaid, SNAP, and TANF—health care, food, and economic lifelines for Mississippi's most vulnerable children and families. Two weeks ago, Mississippi officials were arrested for stealing millions of TANF funds meant to help Mississippi's most vulnerable children and families. Yet lawmakers are responding by taking aim at low-income Mississippi...