Wednesday Nov 20
Civil rights activist Vivian receives Medal of Freedom
The Rev. C.T. Vivian chose a way of life most people outside the civil rights movement found hard to understand.
Tougher sentences deter criminals
Prior to the federal implementation of prison reforms some 40 years ago, violent crime rates were no where near the level they are today.
The Mississippi Press
Cabana's legacy was bringing humanity to state's prison system
Former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner and Parchman penitentiary warden Donald Cabana, who died last week at age 67, was a man of conflicted conscience and deep integrity.
Former corrections official Cabana backed 'Parchman farm' camps
The Parchman penitentiary Donald Cabana returned to in 2004 when he again became warden looked little like what it had been 13 years before.