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  1. Let's Talk About Sexism in the Black ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 | Switched

    Last week, the Baptist Press announced that "leading pastors" from the nation's two largest black and white Baptist denominations, the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. and the Southern Baptist Convention , respectively, were scheduled to gather in Jackson, Mississippi on November 4 for "A National Conversation on Race" in "celebration" of racial reconciliation.


  2. Rally Against Confederate Symbol On Mississippi Flag Draws HundredsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Civil-rights leader Myrlie Evers-Williams, Mississippi-born rapper David Banner and a prominent South Carolina lawmaker are calling on Mississippi to remove the Confederate battle emblem from its state flag. About 400 people took part in a change-the-flag rally Sunday outside the Mississippi Capitol.


  3. I Used To Think The Right Answer Was To Lead A Balanced LifeRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2015 | Switched

    Today we hear from Rebecca Moore, who founded and oversees Google Earth Outreach , which helps nonprofits use Google's mapping technology to tackle issues like deforestation, climate change, and disease outbreaks. When I was younger, I used to think that the right answer was to lead a balanced life.


  4. Priests Accused Of Sexual Abuse Transferred To South America, Report SaysRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Less than a week before Pope Francis' historic visit to the United States , a damning report has emerged claiming to have found evidence that the Catholic Church continues to protect priests accused of sexually abusing children. In the report, GlobalPost suggests the clergy members still receive "unfettered access to young people" despite being subject to criminal investigations or reportedly making payouts to victims, the publication notes.


  5. These 8 Cities Are About To Become Better Places To LiveRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2015 | Switched

    Bloomberg Philanthropies on Wednesday announced the first eight cities it has selected to participate in a new pilot program to improve life in America's cities. Chattanooga, Tennessee; Louisville, Kentucky; Kansas City, Missouri; Mesa, Arizona; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Jackson, Mississippi; Seattle and New Orleans will be the first to benefit from the What Works Cities Initiative.


  6. Mississippi at the Crossroads of HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Switched

    It's surreal to be in the south during this time in history. The hot, humid muggy Mississippi weather today was interrupted momentarily by a ferocious thunderstorm that flashed and rumbled over the Capital City, dumping buckets of warm rain in its hurry to race through the region.


  7. In America's Payday Loan Capital, Innovative Microcredit Helps Break The Debt CycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | Switched

    Neon signs illuminate a payday loan business in Phoenix on Tuesday, April 6, 2010, one of 650 operating in the state with some open 24-hours a day. A growing backlash against payday lending practices have prompted legislatures around the country to crack down on the businesses.


  8. Las Vegas Review-Journal Names New PublisherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Switched

    Nevada's largest newspaper has a new publisher credited with growing circulation and business at the newspapers he's led. Taylor arrives in Las Vegas nearly a year into his tenure as president and publisher of The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Mississippi, which is owned by Gannett Co.


  9. Four Dead in Ohio, Give Peace a ChanceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Switched

    Forty-five years ago today the front lines of the war against the war in Vietnam, and in this case more pointedly in Cambodia, formed at the base of Blanket Hill on the campus of Kent State University. Four students were killed by National Guard troops that day on the rolling hills countryside campus in northeastern Ohio.


  10. The Long Road and Short Step from Mississippi 1963 to Ferguson 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Switched

    One of the inspirations for "The HuffPost Show" is a 53-year-old TV program called "That Was The Week That Was" -- a groundbreaking series that blended music, comedy, conversation and frequently pointed satire. For example, in 1963, a civil rights protestor marching from Alabama to Jackson, Mississippi, was gunned down on the side of the road.


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