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| After the floods: the struggle for survival in a tiny Mississippi town

Added: 19.05.2019 17:22 | 7 views | 0 comments

Residents of Tchula feel abandoned. Now, with the Rev William Barber, it’s ‘time to make noise’
When Tchula lake overran its banks, after heavy rains, Walter Coats’s home was one of the first to succumb.
“I left that morning when I saw the waters start rising,” Coats said. “When I came back I couldn’t even get in the house.”

We can lift what’s happening here to the light … lift it until the people in power must pay attention
I encourage all my children to get the hell out of Mississippi, period
The ‘attention violence’ that we have given to the poor is … the greatest failure of the country

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African-American strippers awarded more than $3 million in discrimination case

Added: 18.05.2019 21:36 | 4 views | 0 comments

Five African American dancers will split more than $3 million awarded to them Wednesday for back pay and suffering while working in a Mississippi strip club.


Jury awards $3 million to black strippers in discrimination case

Added: 18.05.2019 17:20 | 14 views | 0 comments

A Mississippi jury has awarded a total of more than $3 million to five African American strippers after a federal judge found the women worked under worse conditions than their white colleagues.

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Flooding disrupts farm shipments on the Mississippi River

Added: 18.05.2019 15:36 | 3 views | 0 comments

Historic flooding has left parts of the Mississippi River closed for business.


Third brother linked to Mississippi officer's death

Added: 15.05.2019 22:21 | 3 views | 0 comments

A third brother now faces charges stemming from the slaying of a Mississippi police officer outside his police station.


US nearly drought-free as wet weather results in Mississippi River having longest stretch of flooding since 1927

Added: 15.05.2019 19:19 | 3 views | 0 comments

Those April showers brought more than just May flowers as record-breaking flooding continues along the nation's second-longest river while most of the country is nearly drought-free.


Mississippi assistant high school principal faces statutory rape charge

Added: 14.05.2019 22:16 | 16 views | 0 comments

Leflore County sheriff says the parent of a female student made the report. The accused has had run-ins with the law before.


Safe or addictive? Bans on herbal product kratom spreading in Mississippi

Added: 14.05.2019 15:39 | 18 views | 0 comments

State lawmakers rejected a ban on the herbal product, so counties are criminalizing sale and possession themselves. What's behind the movement?


AP Top Stories May 13 A

Added: 14.05.2019 10:28 | 15 views | 0 comments

Here's the latest for Monday May 13th: Trump economic adviser says tariffs cost Americans money; Pompeo heads to Europe; Fatal shooting outside Trump resort in South Florida; Flooding in Louisiana, Mississippi.


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