As the devastation of Hurricane Katrina became clear to the public, a popular saying took hold: the storm was “an equal-opportunity destroyer.” What this phrase neglects is the fact that this storm struck a profoundly inequitable society shaped for generations by Jim Crow law. For...

Friday, April 24, 2020, the Mississippi Center for Justice Housing Campaign filed an Emergency Motion (read the motion here) requesting the Mississippi Supreme Court institute a moratorium on evictions during the Coronavirus pandemic. This effort is made in an attempt to stop the expected and...

I’ll never forget the day that Alberto (name changed) came into our office seeking immigration help.  Only a teenager, Alberto fled his native Guatemala alone—leaving behind his loved ones and traversing Mexico through the unrelenting summer’s heat—to seek safety in central Mississippi, where his uncle...