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A new message on a giant electronic billboard went online today in Jackson, Mississippi, and it's taking aim at religious bigotry with a tongue-in-cheek response to the state's new horrific anti-queer legislation. Earlier today, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed a bill into law that may be the most intense anti-queer legislation to pass in America to date. Comment?
"Where are you from?" This is a common conversational question. Be ready for a long winded answer when you ask me this question because I always respond, I was born in Jackson, Miss., raised in South Central Los Angeles and now live in Bowie, MD. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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