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  1. In this July 31, 2017 photo, Jackson, Miss., Mayor Chokwe Antar...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 4 | Connecticut Post

    In this July 31, 2017 photo, Jackson, Miss., Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba expresses his support for a intimidation free union election during a Jackson, Miss., news conference, Monday, July 31, 2017. Lumumba won in Jackson, Mississippi, promising to make the city "the most radical ... on the planet."

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  2. Trump resistance groups look beyond Washington for victoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 3 | Connecticut Post

    In this July 31, 2017 photo, Jackson, Miss., Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba expresses his support for a intimidation free union election during a Jackson, Miss., news conference, Monday, July 31, 2017. Lumumba won in Jackson, Mississippi, promising to make the city "the most radical ... on the planet."

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  3. Despite recurring turmoil, Mississippi hasn't budged on flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    In this Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, Hjalmberi Shytox of Purvis, Miss., carries a Mississippi state flag in front of the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., while participating in a rally in support of keeping the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag. White supremacists waved the Confederate battle flag amid Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 violence in Virginia, prompting critics to say Mississippi should remove the symbol from its state banner.

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  4. As Mississippi vote nears, labor board says Nissan broke lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., right, expresses his desire for a company intimidation free union vote at the Nissan vehicle assembly plant in Canton, Miss., during a Jackson, Miss., news conference, Monday, July 31, 2017, where he was joined by local the mayors of Canton and Jackson. Joining Thompson were Nissan employees Travis Parks, left, Lee Ruffin, second from left, Eric Hearn, center and Ernest Whitfield, second from right.

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  5. Civil rights marker rededicated on birthdate of lynch victimRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    This June 2012 photo shows a historic sign commemorating the lynching of Emmett Till in Money, Miss. After the opposite side of the sign, not shown, was vandalized earlier this year, officials had it repaired.

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  6. Police: Mississippi girl dies after beating over math lessonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    Joshua Salovich enters the municipal courtroom for his preliminary hearing in the death of three-year-old Bailey Salovich, Monday, July 17, 2017, in Meridian, Miss. Salovich confessed to police about beating the young girl with a bamboo rod and cell phone cord, causing her death, because she could not correctly answer questions about numbers and then soiled her pants.

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  7. US weekly requests for jobless aid fall to 247,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    In this Wednesday, May 17, 2017, file photo, a car leaves the WIN Job Center in north Jackson, Miss. The center and its satellite offices are part of the Mississippi Department of Employment Security and offer employment and unemployment services.

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  8. Ole Miss to recognize slave labor on pre-Civil War buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    This March 12, 2017, file photo shows a statue of a Confederate soldier on the campus of the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Miss. The university announced Thursday, July 6, that it will post signs acknowledging that slaves built some structures on the main campus founded before the Civil War.

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  9. Mississippi man takes Confederate flag fight to high courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    In this Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, a Mississippi state flag is unfurled by Sons of Confederate Veterans and other groups on the grounds of the state Capitol in Jackson, Miss., in support of keeping the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag. A black Mississippi citizen is taking his case against the state's Confederate-themed flag to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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  10. White lawmaker's lynching remark leads to private apologiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    In this Dec. 12, 2016 file photo, Rep. Karl Oliver, R-Winona, listens to discussion during a meeting of the House Corrections Committee at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. Oliver on Monday, June 5, 2017, is privately apologizing to many of his black colleagues, more than two weeks after saying people should be lynched for removing Confederate monuments.

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  11. Former Mississippi prison chief sentenced to nearly 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    This is a Madison County Detention Center booking photograph taken May 17, 2017, in Canton, Miss., of former state corrections commissioner Chris Epps, who pleaded guilty in 2015 to money laundering and filing false tax returns in connection with nearly $1.5 million in bribes he took from contractors doing business with Mississippi prisons. He has been jailed for violating terms of his bond. 1 comment

  12. The Latest: Leaders attack lawsuit over schools for blacksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    Southern Poverty Law Center senior staff attorney Will Bardwell, explains the specifics to the lawsuit filed on behalf of four African-American mothers with children in public elementary schools during a news conference in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Mississippi is denying good schools to African American students and violating the federal law that enabled the state to rejoin the union after the Civil War, the Southern Poverty Law Center alleged Tuesday in a lawsuit trying to strengthen constitutional protections for education.

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  13. Mississippi accused of unequal schooling for black studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    Jody Owens, director of the Mississippi office of the Southern Poverty Law Center, holds up a copy of a lawsuit filed on behalf of four African-American mothers with children in public elementary schools during a news conference in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Mississippi is denying good schools to African American students and violating the federal law that enabled the state to rejoin the union after the Civil War, the Southern Poverty Law Center alleged Tuesday in a lawsuit trying to strengthen constitutional protections for education.

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  14. Black caucus: White rep should resign over lynch commentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    In this Jan. 30, 2017, photo, Rep. Karl Oliver, R-Winona, rear, listens to Reps. Sam Mims, R-McComb, foreground left, confer with Bryant Clark, D-Pickens, during the 2017 Legislature at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss.

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  15. 'Fly the flag'? Rift in Mississippi over Confederate symbolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    In this May 18, 2017 photograph, Carol Mize holds a Mississippi flag and a sign as she protests outside City Hall in Biloxi, Miss., against Mayor Andrew "FoFo" Gilich's decision to remove the state flag from display at city buildings because it contains the Confederate battle emblem. less In this May 18, 2017 photograph, Carol Mize holds a Mississippi flag and a sign as she protests outside City Hall in Biloxi, Miss., against Mayor Andrew "FoFo" Gilich's decision to remove the state flag from ... more In this March 15, 2017 file photograph, Rep. Sonya Williams-Barnes, D-Gulfport, speaks at a news conference on the gender pay gap at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss.

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  16. Mississippi lawmaker apologizes for calling for lynchingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    In this Friday, May 19, 2017, file photo, workers prepare to take down the statue of former Confederate general Robert E. Lee, which stands over 100 feet tall, in Lee Circle in New Orleans. Mississippi Rep. Karl Oliver of Winona apologized on Monday, May 22, for saying Louisiana leaders should be lynched for removing Confederate monuments, only after his comment sparked broad condemnation in both states.

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  17. The Latest: Teen tells police that another suspect shot boyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    Three young men were arrested hours after a 6-year-old boy was found shot dead Thursday in his mother's stolen car near Jackson, Mississippi. Authorities say the suspects will be charged with capital murder.

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  18. Police: 3 men stole car, killed 6-year-old in back seatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    Three young men were arrested hours after a 6-year-old boy was found shot dead Thursday in his mother's stolen car near Jackson, Mississippi. Authorities say the suspects will be charged with capital murder.

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  19. Mississippi boy found dead after kidnapped in running carRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    Family members carry a grief stricken Ebony Archie, mother of Kingston Frazier, after learning the young boy was found dead after being kidnapped during the theft of his mother's vehicle from a Kroger parking lot, Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. less Family members carry a grief stricken Ebony Archie, mother of Kingston Frazier, after learning the young boy was found dead after being kidnapped during the theft of his mother's vehicle from a Kroger parking ... more Family member Martin Archie, left, comforts Ruby Archie, after learning that Kingston Frazier, 6, was found dead after being kidnapped during the theft of his mother's vehicle from a Kroger parking lot, Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. 9 comments

  20. 9 years after recession began, some states still unrecoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    In this May 9, 2017 photograph, Kathryn Winfield stands next to the medical skeleton she worked on as she trained to become a certified nursing assistant at the Meridian Community College in Meridian, Miss. The certification and subsequent jobs have doubled the earnings she previously received as a cashier.

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