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  1. The Latest: Trump visits civil rights museum amid protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | SFGate

    President Donald Trump, right, standing with Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant, center, blows a kiss to the crowd after arriving on Air Force One at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport in Jackson, Miss., Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. Trump is speaking at the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson.

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  2. Southern snowfall isn't deep, but many fear overnight freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | SFGate

    Allen and Cooper Alexander, 4, spin around while sledding down a hill Friday Dec. 8, 2017, in Vicksburg, Miss. Heavy snow fell across several Southern states Friday.

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  3. President Donald Trump points to the crowd after a rally in Pensacola, Fla., Friday, Dec. 8, 2017.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | SFGate

    President Donald Trump plans to celebrate heroes of the civil rights movement during a visit to Mississippi, but at least one leader of that era plans to be a no-show. Trump was visiting Jackson, Mississippi, on Saturday at the invitation of Gov. Phil Bryant for the state's bicentennial and opening of the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.

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  4. The Latest: Governor postpones 2 events because of snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | SFGate

    Worshippers link arms to avoid slipping as they walk along a snow-covered walkway to St. Richard Catholic Church to attend morning services, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. The forecast called for a wintry mix of precipitation across several Deep South states.

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  5. With Trump, some African Americans to skip Mississippi eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | SFGate

    In this June 20, 2017 file photo, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., speaks at an election night party for Democratic candidate for 6th congressional district Jon Ossoff in Atlanta. Lewis announced Thursday, Dec. 7 that he won't speak at the opening of Mississippi civil rights and history museums on Saturday, saying it's an "insult" that President Donald Trump will attend. 12 comments

  6. Pete McElroy, seen at McElroy's Auto Repair Shop in Jackson, Miss.,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | SFGate

    Pete McElroy, seen at McElroy's Auto Repair Shop in Jackson, Miss., said that blacks are losing under Trump's administration. Pete McElroy, seen at McElroy's Auto Repair Shop in Jackson, Miss., said that blacks are losing under Trump's administration.

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

    Dec 5, 2017 | SFGate

    In this Nov. 7, 2017 photograph, media and invited guests were able to get a "sneak peak" into the state's two new history museums, the Museum of Mississippi History, seen, and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, in Jackson, Miss. Work crews and archivists are putting the final touches on the two museums set to open Dec. 9. less In this Nov. 7, 2017 photograph, media and invited guests were able to get a "sneak peak" into the state's two new history museums, the Museum of Mississippi History, seen, and the Mississippi Civil Rights ... more In this Nov. 10, 2017 image, a burned cross, a Klan robe and hand bills announcing Klan meetings are among the artifacts that are on display in the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson, Miss.

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  8. Mississippi utility inks deal on troubled $7.5B power plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | SFGate

    This Nov. 16, 2015 photo shows an overview of a section of the Mississippi Power Co. carbon capture plant in DeKalb, Miss.

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  9. McCowan leads No. 6 Mississippi St over La-Lafayette 94-37Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | SFGate

    Mississippi State guard Victoria Vivians looks for an opening as Louisiana Lafayette players defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. Mississippi State guard Victoria Vivians looks for an opening as Louisiana Lafayette players defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017.

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  10. The Latest: Court weighs parent rights in same-sex divorceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | SFGate

    Chris Strickland recalls the painful months without contact to her now six-year-old son, after she and her wife divorced, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in Pearl, Miss. Strickland, whose wife had a son through in-vitro fertilization and later divorced, is arguing before the Mississippi Supreme Court, that a lower court should be overruled and she should have legal status as a legal parent.

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  11. Mississippi woman seeks parental rights in same-sex divorceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | SFGate

    Chris Strickland recalls the painful months without contact to her now six-year-old son, after she and her wife divorced, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in Pearl, Miss. Strickland, whose wife had a son through in-vitro fertilization and later divorced, is arguing before the Mississippi Supreme Court, that a lower court should be overruled and she should have legal status as a legal parent. 2 comments

  12. Justices reject appeal over Mississippi Confederate emblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | SFGate

    In this June 23, 2015, file photo, the Mississippi state flag is unfurled against the front of the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, Miss. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, rejected an appeal from African-American attorney Carlos Moore who called the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag "an official endorsement of white supremacy."

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  13. Senator: Capitol art should also show black MississippiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 | SFGate

    In this Aug. 9, 2017 file photograph, former Democratic speaker pro tempore Robert Clark smiles as he in congratulated by well wishers for overcoming barriers 50 years ago to become Mississippi's first black legislator since Reconstruction at the Old Capitol Museum in Jackson, Miss. State Sen. John Horhn, D-Jackson, says art at the Mississippi Capitol should be updated to reflect accomplishments of African-Americans, and he would like to see statues of Clark and the late State Sen. Henry J. Kirksey, D-Jackson.

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  14. ??Giovanni? ?Adams in Love Is a Dirty Word at Z Below.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | SFGate

    Giovanni Adams is a queer black man from Mississippi in the solo show "Love Is a Dirty Word," now in San Francisco after a summer run in Los Angeles. Giovanni Adams is a queer black man from Mississippi in the solo show "Love Is a Dirty Word," now in San Francisco after a summer run in Los Angeles.

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  15. Slain activist's family sees Mississippi Civil Rights MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | SFGate

    Ellie Dahmer, wife of Vernon Dahmer of Hattiesburg, who was killed in 1966 by the Ku Klux Klan, reacts as she recognized a subject in one of the exhibits in the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum during a private preview Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, 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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  16. Mayor Keisha? Ethnic names no obstacle for black candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | SFGate

    In this Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 file photo, Atlanta city councilwoman and mayoral candidate Keisha Lance Bottoms talks to the press after voting at a polling site in Atlanta. Atlanta's next mayor could be named Keisha, which some say is befitting the city already regarded as America's "black mecca."

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  17. Mississippi Civil Rights Project provides history onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | SFGate

    In this Oct. 22, 2010 file photo recalls his work in Hattiesburg in Hattiesburg, Miss. A newly revamped website, the Mississippi Civil Rights Project, focuses on efforts to change a Southern state that has grappled with a long history of racial injustice.

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  18. Bryant talking to more groups about helping Jackson schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | SFGate

    Gov. Phil Bryant outlines the economic progress of the state to business leaders Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, at Hobnob, a social event sponsored by the state chamber of commerce, in Jackson, Miss. The event also allows for state elected officials to sometimes test the political waters by seeing how their ideas play among potential funding supporters.

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  19. APNewsBreak: NAACP names new leader for more active futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | SFGate

    In this Aug. 29, 2017, file photo, Derrick Johnson speaks at a National Press Club in Washington. The NAACP has decided to hire its interim leader, Derrick Johnson, as its 19th president and CEO.

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  20. US senator's illness raises what-if scenarios in home stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | SFGate

    In this Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, file photo, Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., speaks to supporters in Jackson, Miss. op Republicans are already coping with a razor-thin majority as they try pushing a contentious and partisan agenda through the Senate.

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