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  1. APNewsBreak: NAACP names new leader for more active futureRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | SFGate

    In this Aug. 29, 2017, file photo, Derrick Johnson speaks at a National Press Club in Washington. The NAACP has decided to hire its interim leader, Derrick Johnson, as its 19th president and CEO.

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  2. US senator's illness raises what-if scenarios in home stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    In this Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, file photo, Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., speaks to supporters in Jackson, Miss. op Republicans are already coping with a razor-thin majority as they try pushing a contentious and partisan agenda through the Senate.

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  3. Lawyers: Courts correctly rejected Confederate flag lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | SFGate

    In this Jan. 19, 2016, file photo, Sons of Confederate Veterans and other groups parade on the grounds of the state Capitol in Jackson, Miss., in support of keeping the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag. Attorneys for the Mississippi governor say two levels of federal courts have been correct in blocking a lawsuit that challenges the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag.

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  4. At Mississippi school: Goodbye, Confederacy. Hello, ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | SFGate

    Davis International Baccalaureate Elementary School in Jackson, Miss. is shedding the name of the Confederacy's only president and will instead be named for the first African-American president of the United States.

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  5. Mississippi Sen. Cochran returns to Washington after illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | SFGate

    In this Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, file photo, Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., speaks to supporters in Jackson, Miss. op Republicans are already coping with a razor-thin majority as they try pushing a contentious and partisan agenda through the Senate.

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  6. Cochran's illness shows risks to GOP leaders of aging SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | SFGate

    In this Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, file photo, Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., speaks to supporters in Jackson, Miss. op Republicans are already coping with a razor-thin majority as they try pushing a contentious and partisan agenda through the Senate.

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  7. In war on GOP establishment, Bannon enlists his troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 14 | SFGate

    In this Aug. 30, 2016, file photo, former state Sen. Kelli Ward concedes to Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., during her primary election night party in Scottsdale, Ariz. President Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon is boosting multiple challengers to GOP incumbents and the party's preferred candidates in next year's midterm elections /The Arizona Republic via AP) less FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2016, file photo, former state Sen. Kelli Ward concedes to Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., during her primary election night party in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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  8. Events mark centennial of civil rights icon Fannie Lou HamerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | SFGate

    A looming statue of Fannie Lou Hamer is displayed prominently in the Fannie Lou Hamer Memorial Garden in Ruleville, Miss., Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, as a tribute honoring the civil rights activist. Hamer was a sharecropper who was beaten for registering other African-Americans to vote during the Jim Crow era, and gained international attention in 1964 when she testified before the credentials committee at the Democratic National Convention, as she and others challenged the sitting of an all-white delegation from Mississippi.

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  9. Woman pleads guilty to bribing Mississippi ex-prison chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | SFGate

    In this Aug. 3, 2016, file photo, Teresa Malone, leaves the federal courthouse in Jackson, Miss., after pleading not guilty to federal charges she made regular payments to then state corrections head, Christopher Epps, over nearly four years. On Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, Malone entered guilty pleas to conspiracy and bribery charges that she paid kickbacks to the state's former corrections commissioner.

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  10. Veteran's Korean War jacket is donated to Mississippi museumRead the original story

    Monday Sep 25 | SFGate

    In a Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 photo, Natchez, Mississippi, resident Matthew Pearson looks at the jacket his grandfather Willie C. Pearson wore in the Korea War before giving it to the Mississippi Department of Archive and History.

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  11. Mississippi lawmakers start picking through budget requestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | SFGate

    House members of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, Jeff Smith, R-Columbus, right and John Read, R-Gautier, confer during an agency's budget presentation before the committee in Jackson, Miss., Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017.

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  12. Jesmyn Ward is a finalist for the $50,000 Kirkus PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | SFGate

    In this Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, file photo, Jesmyn Ward, poses for a photo at Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss.

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  13. Mississippi hometown honors author of civil rights memoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | SFGate

    In this May 28, 1963 file photograph, a group of white people pour sugar, ketchup and mustard over the heads of Tougaloo College student demonstrators at a sit-in demonstration at a Woolworth's lunch counter in downtown Jackson, Miss. Seated at the counter, from left, are Tougaloo College professor John Salter,and students Joan Trumpauer and Anne Moody.

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

    Sep 3, 2017 | SFGate

    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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  15. Court asks Mississippi governor to defend Confederate emblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | SFGate

    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. The U.S. Supreme Court is asking attorneys for Mississippi's governor to file arguments defending the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag.

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

    Aug 17, 2017 | SFGate

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

    Jul 31, 2017 | SFGate

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

    Jul 25, 2017 | SFGate

    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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  19. Freeze's fall at Ole Miss partially traced to Nutt's suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | SFGate

    In this Tuesday, July 18, 2017 photo, Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze considers a response to a question as he speaks to reporters during a Rebel Road Trip to visit with alumni and athletic supporters in Jackson, Miss. Mississippi announced Thursday, July 20, that Freeze resigned after five seasons, bringing a stunning end to a once-promising tenure.

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

    Jul 17, 2017 | SFGate

    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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