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Wednesday | Sunherald.com

Diversity of Mississippi featured in #HappyMS video

Tom Beck, Thabi Moyo, Nina Parikh, Philip Scarborough and Terry Sullivan of Spot On Productions LLC produced "Happy MS," a video of people across the state dancing to Pharrell Williams' hit song "Happy."

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Ocean Springs, MS, Biloxi, MS, Millsaps College

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Bolivar Commercial

MHV to host Estate Planning meeting

Mississippi Homemakers Volunteers will host an Estate Planning Meeting on Aug. 5 at 2 p.m. The meeting will take place in the side kitchen of the Bolivar County Extension Service, and Paheadra Robinson, attorney and director of Consumer Protection with Mississippi Center for Justice, will be the presenter.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Estate Planning, Personal Finance, Bolivar County, MS, University of Mississippi

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Missourian

Willie Pearl Elmore Strickland remembered for love of family, community

They talk about her witty sense of humor and her Southern cooking. They call her strong, wise, phenomenal and loving.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MO, Kappa Chi Omega, Student Society, Chi Omega, Sororities, Fraternities, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Mexico, MO

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Institute for Southern Studies

Hundreds rally for a union election at Mississippi Nissan plant during Freedom Summer gathering

College students and veteran activists rally for a union election at the Nissan plant in Canton, Mississippi on June 27. CANTON, Miss.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Canton, MS, Jackson State University, Neshoba County, MS

The Times

'It's still a long journey to freedom'

Johnny Ray James of Louisiana boarded a yellow school bus Wednesday morning and took a seat behind his heroes -- Freedom Riders and other veterans of the civil rights movement who traveled to the South 50 years ago on a mission to battle segregation.

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Related Topix: Monroe, LA, Louisiana State University, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Groton Landmark

SJC nominee admits being partisan toward 'cause of justice'

Appeals Court Judge Geraldine Hines is on her way to sit on the state's highest court after all eight members of the Governor's Council said Wednesday they plan to vote to confirm her for a seat on the Supreme Judicial Court.

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Related Topix: January, Deval Patrick, US Governors

Wed Jul 02, 2014

USA Today

Students join civil rights veterans on symbolic bus ride

Johnny Ray James of Louisiana boarded a yellow school bus Wednesday morning and took a seat behind his heroes - Freedom Riders and other veterans of the civil rights movement who traveled to the South 50 years ago on a mission to battle segregation.

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Related Topix: Monroe, LA, Louisiana State University, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Final Call

Still here, still struggling, still fighting

After trudging for 50 years along arguably the most dangerous, yet most productive trail of the Civil Rights Movement's long road toward freedom, 1,500 veterans of Mississippi's 1964 Freedom Summer reunited on the campus of Tougaloo College here in late June, to formally plot the movement's progress and-with 700 delegates to a simultaneous Youth ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Bennie Thompson, Democrat, Thad Cochran, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi

The Nation

From Pride to Freedom Summer to 'Aycock' Hall, Students Mass for Racial Justice

Last spring, The Nation launched its biweekly student movement dispatch. As part of the StudentNation blog, each dispatch hosts first-person updates on student and youth organizing.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve, Santa Ana, CA, Transgender, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Institute for Southern Studies

SNCC veterans and young activists testify to workers' rights as...

Larry Rubin, field secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee at the height of the Civil Rights Movement in the early 1960s, figured his time to die had come when a Mississippi law enforcement officer showed up at the door and told him to take a ride with him in his patrol car.

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Related Topix: Activism, Neshoba County, MS, Antioch College

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Marion Star

Freedom Summer veterans say rights fight defined them

An Ohio man who was 12 when he says he was raped repeatedly by an older inmate in 2007 at a... Former Freedom Rider and honorary chairman of the Mississippi Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary Conference Hank Thomas, right, discusses the importance of the Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary conference at Tougaloo College in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, June ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Jackson, MS, Neshoba County, MS

Thu Jun 26, 2014

San Francisco Bay View

Mississippi Freedom Summer Youth Congress: Once again youth are the swinging fist

Mississippi Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary Conference is underway! Join us through June 29 at Tougaloo College in Jackson, Miss., as we bring everything full circle.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Mississippi Government, Jackson, MS

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