Sunday, November 18, 2018

Jackson Free Press

Cindy Hyde-Smith’s Words Are Unacceptable

When Cindy Hyde-Smith made the statement that she would attend a “public hanging,” her statements should have been universally condemned. Not only should her...

Hyde-Smith Accepts $2,700 Donation from Notorious White Supremacist

JACKSON—U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith accepted a donation from Peter Sieve, a businessman in Washington state known for his white supremacist views, just days after...

OPINION: An Open Letter to Christians of Good Conscience

There are critical moments when it is imperative for the body of Christ to demonstrate the high and holy calling to which we have...

Hyde-Smith in New Video: Make Voting ‘More Difficult’ for People in...

JACKSON—In a newly surfaced video, U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith suggests making it “more difficult” for people in certain schools to vote.“And then they remind...

Activists to Call for Hyde-Smith’s Resignation at Friday Protest

Mississippi Matters, a coalition of activists and organizations, plans to call for U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith's resignation at a protest outside her Jackson office...

Google Donates $5,000 to Cindy Hyde-Smith Amid ‘Hanging’ Firestorm

Tech giant Google donated $5,000 to U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, even as she courted national outrage for her comment about attending a "public hanging."Federal...

Espy on Mississippi Stereotypes, Public Schools and Immigration at Jackson Forum

U.S. Senate candidate Mike Espy addressed Jacksonians at a community forum on Nov. 14 where he expounded upon and set the record straight about...

OPINION: NAFTA to USMCA, An Even Trade?

OXFORD—When the great World War II cartoonist Bill Mauldin returned from Europe in 1945, he saw a dark side to the great citadel of...

Mississippi’s Economic Inequality and Conventional Wisdom

For the past several weeks, students in my Social Stratification course read and discussed "Capital in the Twenty-First Century," the international bestseller from French...