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

    Thursday Jul 6 | Darien News-Review

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

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Darien News-Review

    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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  3. Another Mississippi city furls Confederate-themed state flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Darien News-Review

    In this Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, a state flag of Mississippi 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 Mississippi city with a history of racial strife is the latest local government to stop flying the state flag, which features a Confederate emblem that critics see as racist.

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

    Jun 5, 2017 | Darien News-Review

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

    May 24, 2017 | Darien News-Review

    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

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

    May 24, 2017 | Darien News-Review

    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

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

    May 23, 2017 | Darien News-Review

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

    May 23, 2017 | Darien News-Review

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

    May 23, 2017 | Darien News-Review

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

    May 23, 2017 | Darien News-Review

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

    May 22, 2017 | Darien News-Review

    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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  12. The Latest: Authorities looking for gun in boy's killingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Darien News-Review

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

    May 19, 2017 | Darien News-Review

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

    May 18, 2017 | Darien News-Review

    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

  15. 9 years after recession began, some states still unrecoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Darien News-Review

    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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  16. Mississippi flag sparks debate in 1 city where it is removedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Darien News-Review

    Supporters and opponents of the Mississippi flag fill Biloxi City Council chambers on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, as council members debate whether to pass a resolution requiring the flag fly at city buildings. Mayor Andrew "FoFo" Gillich ordered the banner removed from display at city buildings in late April, saying he wants tourists to feel welcome.

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  17. Black lawmakers to protest over Confederate emblem on flagRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Darien News-Review

    In this Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, a state flag of Mississippi 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. Some black Mississippi officials say they are boycotting a regional legislative meeting that their own state is hosting, which meets July 29-Aug. 2, 2017, in Biloxi, to protest the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag.

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  18. Black lawmakers set boycott over Confederate emblem on flagRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Darien News-Review

    In this Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, a state flag of Mississippi 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. Some black Mississippi officials say they are boycotting a regional legislative meeting that their own state is hosting, which meets July 29-Aug. 2, 2017, in Biloxi, to protest the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag.

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  19. Journalist Wilson 'Bill' Minor dies; covered civil rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Darien News-Review

    CORRECTS DATE FROM MARCH 27 TO MARCH 28 - LE -In this Wednesday, April 1, 2015 file photo, veteran Mississippi journalist and syndicated columnist Bill Minor tells a story during a ceremony in Senate chambers where he was honored for his journalistic prose, in Jackson, Miss. Minor, a journalist who chronicled Mississippi through almost 70 years of change including its turbulent struggle over civil rights, died Tuesday, March 28, 2017.

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  20. Mississippi governor approves outlawing of sanctuary citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Darien News-Review

    In this Jan. 17, 2017, file photo, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant discusses his legislative priorities during his State of the State address in the House chamber at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. The Republican governor signed a bill into law Monday, March 27, 2017, that bans sanctuary cities in the state for immigrants who have entered the U.S. illegally.

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