Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Mississippi Today

‘Put up or shut up’: Mississippi teachers mull strike in wake...

Teachers hold a rally outside the Senate Chambers in the West Virginia Capitol Monday, March. 5, 2018 in Charleston, W.V. Hundreds of teachers from...

First governor’s debate won’t be broadcast live; Foster, Waller to face...

Rep. Robert Foster and former Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr. will face off in the first GOP gubernatorial debate April 2...

Meet Mimmo Parisi, the political powerbroker who uses ‘alternative data’ to...

Domenico “Mimmo” Parisi, an Italian-born Mississippi State University sociology professor and data scientist, leaned back in the high chair on a stage at Northeast...

How a college student exposed racial gerrymandering, prompted a lawsuit and...

Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi Today/Report For AmericaOle Miss Student John Chappell OXFORD — Late one night in May 2017, John Chappell, then a sophomore at...

Ole Miss leader agrees Confederate monument should be moved, but political...

Bruce Newman, Oxford EagleThe Confederate monument at the Circle at the University of Mississippi, in Oxford. Two political boards in Jackson will determine the fate...

Poverty, race and reparations: Sen. Elizabeth Warren sets tone for candidates...

Kelsey Davis, Mississippi TodayGreenville Mayor Errick Simmons speaks with Democratic Presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren this week during her tour of the...

Reeves to skip first GOP governor’s race debate, drawing criticism from...

Republican candidates for governor: From left, former Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr., freshman Rep. Robert Foster, R-Hernando and Lt. Gov. Tate...

Lawmakers’ ability to govern in private thrust into 2019 governor’s race

Rogelio V. Solis / Associated PressMississippi Attorney General Jim Hood tells reporters, he has sent letters to more than 50 state officials asking them...

Wicker breaks with Trump, Hyde-Smith and GOP majority in vote against...

Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi Today/ Report for AmericaU.S. Senator Roger Wicker speaks to media on behalf of Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith after her debate against...

Mississippi governor candidate Velesha P. Williams: ‘Isn’t it time Democratic Party...

Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi Today/Report For AmericaVelesha Williams attends the Jackson Police Department Precinct 2 meeting at the Metro Center Thursday, February 14, 2019. Velesha...