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  1. Black man found hanging from a tree in Mississippi was last seen alive at a casino two weeks agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | The Raw Story

    Otis Byrd, 54, is shown in this undated handout photo provided by the Mississippi Department of Corrections in Jackson, Mississippi, March 20, 2015. REUTERS/Mississippi Dept of Corrections/Handout via Reuters A black man found hanging by a bed sheet from a tree in Mississippi whose death is under investigation by the FBI had last been seen over two weeks earlier by a friend who dropped him off at an area casino, local authorities said.


  2. Black Mississippi judge opens a can of whoopass on white murderers - and it's awesomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | The Raw Story

    The United States District judge tasked with sentencing the men responsible for murdering James Craig Anderson in Mississippi in 2011 asked them to sit down while he read a lengthy statement about the history of race relations of in Mississippi, NPR's Code Switch blog reports . On June 26, 2011, Deryl Dedmon, Jr., John Aaron Rice, and Dylan Wade Butler drove into Jackson, Mississippi - which they referred to as "Jafrica" - to " go fuck with some n*ggers ."


  3. Mississippi couple asks FBI for help after cops allegedly point guns at autistic 6-year-old sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | The Raw Story

    A Jackson, Mississippi couple is seeking federal help after local police allegedly drew their guns at their 6-year-old autistic son, WBRC-TV reported. Angela Thompson Roby said the incident happened while officers from the Ridgeland Police Department were executing a search warrant on Friday against her 23-year-old brother, Carneigio Gray, inside their mother's home.


  4. Mississippi women face 5 years in jail for their roles in the hate crime death of black manRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | The Raw Story

    Two Mississippi women pleaded guilty to hate crime charges for their roles in a criminal conspiracy that led to the death of a black man in 2011, The Clarion-Ledger reports . Shelbie Brooke Richards and Sarah Adelia Graves pleaded guilty of violating the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act for participating in a scheme that led to the death of James Craig Anderson, who was run over by another co-conspirator's Ford F250 truck.


  5. Armed trio arrested in Mississippi after gun goes off in baby strollerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Raw Story

    A woman who hid a gun in her baby's stroller and two male associates appeared in court on Monday after the weapon accidentally discharged on Saturday, although fortunately, the baby was unharmed. According to Jackson, Mississippi's WBBJ-TV , Ashonti Kidd, Erin Donaldson and Derricus Price were arrested on Saturday, although there are conflicting reports about exactly what happened and how the gun went off.


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