Sunday, February 17, 2019

Jackson Free Press

OPINION: Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith Lives in a Bubble of White Privilege

I am a product of white privilege. I was born on my family’s plantation in the Mississippi Delta. I remember gatherings of black families...

Jackson City Council: ‘No Confidence’ in Hyde-Smith as Senator

Less than a half hour after U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and her runoff opponent, Mike Espy, finished a closed-door debate, the Jackson City Council...

OPINION: Don’t Be the “Good One’: White Supremacist ‘Jokes’ Are Call...

"Laziness is a trait in blacks."Don Lemon is "the dumbest man on television."Congresswoman Maxine Waters has "an extraordinarily low I.Q."Immigrants are "animals" and "rapists.”African...

Cory Booker Rallies USM Students for Espy

HATTIESBURG, Miss.—U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, a likely 2020 presidential candidate, traveled to Mississippi on Monday to campaign for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mike Espy.“When...

Hyde-Smith Demanded No Audience, No Press for Tonight’s Debate

JACKSON—U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith demanded there be no audience or outside press allowed at tonight’s U.S. Senate debate and requested other restrictions, a source...

Mississippians Call for Hyde-Smith to Resign at Protests Following Videos

Alvin Jackson, president of the NAACP chapter at Tougaloo College, led a call-and-response outside Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith’s downtown Jackson office during a noon protest...

Republicans Call Espy ‘Sexist’ for Saying He’s Better for Women

JACKSON—Incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith accused her Democratic opponent, Mike Espy, of sexism and “mansplaining” after he told supporters he would be a...

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...