Jackson Newswire (Page 11)

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  1. Trump oblivious to Black history: An appeal for civil conversation...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | San Francisco Bay View

    ... racial injustice in our nation, and in Mississippi in particular, remain deep. Gladys Bunzy joined her neighbors in Jackson, Mississippi, to protest Trump's visit to the new Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum on Dec. ...

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  2. Mississippi school waits three days before telling parents about child's suicide noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... that, which causes a lot of stress in their brain, and may cause depression," said Krishan Gupta, a psychiatrist in Jackson who's been working with children for 28 years. Yazoo City School District Superintendent Darron Edwards said they are ...

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  3. Due South: Southern Students Post-HarvardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Harvard Crimson

    ... were being killed, folks were racist, and the whole nine yards," Welch said. "That place" was Welch's hometown of Jackson, Mississippi in the 1960s. According to Welch, he was the only Mississippian in his Harvard class. Given he came from a ...

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  4. Jackson police search for duo caught on surveillance videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Jackson Police Department is asking for your help to identify two individuals caught on surveillance video. The unidentified males tried to force their way inside a home in the 100 block of Old Canton Hill Drive earlier this week.

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  5. John Lewis says he may not attend Mississippi Civil Rights Museum opening if Trump is thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | The Hill

    ... Lewis told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution . Lewis was scheduled to speak at the museum opening on Saturday in Jackson, Miss. However, he told the newspaper that Trump's attendance would be inappropriate, citing his response to an August white ...

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  6. State lawmaker, calling Trump's rhetoric 'hateful,' decries his plan to visit Civil Rights MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | The Mississippi Press

    JACKSON, Miss. -- President Donald Trump's plan to attend the opening of the Civil Rights Museum in Jackson has received heavy criticism from some Democrats, with one state legislator comparing Trump policies to Jim Crow laws and another accusing him of "hateful, offensive and violent rhetoric."

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  7. NAACP Protesting Trump's Upcoming Visit to Mississippi's Civil Rights MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Cybercast News Service

    ... al opportunity or justice," said Dr. Amos Brown, San Francisco Branch NAACP president and board member and native of Jackson, Miss. "He's been silent on civil rights issues, and his silence speaks volumes."

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  8. AP Player of the Year finalists: Mayfield, Love, JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, Stanford running back Bryce Love and Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson are the finalists for The Associated Press college football Player of the Year. The winner will be announced Thursday.

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  9. Citing Trump's 'Racially Hostile' Record, Critics Say...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Common Dreams

    ... at President Donald Trump's plans to attend the grand opening the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum this weekend in Jackson, Mississippi. "President Trump's statements and policies regarding the protection and enforcement of civil rights have been ...

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  10. Milwaukee Tool to invest $33.4 million, create 660 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... Development Authority is providing $15.35 million in grants. The expansions are planned for the company's plants in Jackson and Greenwood and its distribution center in Olive Branch. Milwaukee ... The post Milwaukee Tool to invest $33.4 ...

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  11. President Trump Should Not Attend Grand Opening of Mississippi Civil Rights MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Common Dreams

    In a statement released today, the NAACP criticized President Trump's proposed visit to this weekend's opening of the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson, Mississippi. "President Trump's statements and policies regarding the protection and enforcement of civil rights have been abysmal, and his attendance is an affront to the veterans of the civil rights movement," said Derrick Johnson, NAACP President and CEO.

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  12. Hard history: Mississippi museums explore slavery, Klan eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | The Washington Post

    In this Nov. 10, 2017 image, Ellie Dahmer, foreground, wife of Vernon Dahmer of Hattiesburg, who was killed in 1966 by the Ku Klux Klan, their daughter Bettie Dahmer, and an older brother Harold, right, view some of the artifacts in the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum during a private preview in Jackson, Miss. Dahmer was targeted because he encouraged fellow African-Americans to register to vote during the Jim Crow era.

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  13. Help a brother out during the holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... and even participate in "romantic activities" as required. A review of this service came from Denise Parker of Jackson, MS: "No Spouse Left Behind has changed my home life completely while my husband is away with his band Lonesome Quandary. My ...

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  14. We can't trust Donald Trump to behave at opening of civil rights museum | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | NOLA.com

    In this Nov. 10, 2017 photo, work crews and archivists are putting the final touches to "This Little Light of Mine" gallery, a soaring space in the heart of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, in Jackson, Miss., that is filled with natural light from large windows. Civil rights activists are honored with words and images, and the music of the movement emanates from a interactive dramatic light sculpture.

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  15. Some object to Trump attending civil rights museum openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Lethbridge Herald

    In this Nov. 10, 2017 image, a monolith listing the names, dates and rationale for the lynching of African-American residents rests in the foreground of a photograph of a burning Ku Klux Klan cross on display in the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson, Miss. The monolith is one of several that line this gallery with the documented lynchings.

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  16. Trump to attend civil rights museum opening amid protests, boycottsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | USA Today

    The family of Vernon Dahmer Sr., who died defending his family from the Ku Klux Klan, toured the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson on Friday. JACKSON, Miss.

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  17. Trump faces protests ahead of Civil Rights Museum visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | New York Post

    ... created a racially hostile climate in this nation." Amos Brown, the San Francisco branch president and a native of Jackson, Mississippi, agreed that the president should stay away. "As a freedom fighter and contemporary of Emmett Till, Trump's visit ...

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  18. Trump to help open Mississippi civil rights museum SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    In this Nov. 10, 2017 photo, work crews and archivists are putting the final touches to "This Little Light of Mine," gallery, a soaring space in the heart of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, in Jackson, Miss., that is filled with natural light from large windows. Civil rights activists are honored with words and images, and the music of the movement emanates from a interactive dramatic light sculpture.

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  19. Food service inspections 18 minutes ago The Victoria County Public...Read the original story

    Dec 5, 2017 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Victoria County Public Health Department Environmental Health Division inspects places where food is served in Victoria, DeWitt, Jackson and Calhoun counties. In the inspection reports, each violation in the Priority items 1-20 is 3 demerits; Priority Foundation items 21-33 are 2 demerits; and Core items are 1 demerit.

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  20. DPS identifies man killed after two 18-wheelers collide on Highway 69 South, near RuskRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    At approximately 8:52 this morning, Troopers responded to a two vehicle fatal crash on US-69 just south of the city of Rusk in Cherokee County. Preliminary crash investigation revealed that a 2005 Freightliner truck towing a semi-trailer driven by 46 year-old Leslie Keith Jackson of Nacogdoches, was traveling west on CR-1101 while a 1998 Freightliner truck towing a semi-trailer driven by 46 year-old Aurelio Amaya of Houston, was traveling north on US-69.

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