Mississippi

Black Leaders Stay Away From Civil Rights Museum Opening Due To Trump’s Attendance

Black Leaders Stay Away From Civil Rights Museum Opening Due To Trump’s Attendance

President Donald Trump attended the grand opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Saturday morning, touring the museum and delivering prepared remarks. However, there was quite an elephant in the room during Trump’s visit, and it was not only his past issues with civil rights and racism. Many black leaders in the civil rights community […]

Trump Brothers Will Open ‘Plantation-Style’ Hotels In Poor Black Neighborhoods

Trump Brothers Will Open ‘Plantation-Style’ Hotels In Poor Black Neighborhoods

If you thought the malignant Trump spawn Donald Junior and Eric couldn’t possibly be more disgusting and racist, their latest business venture proves that they’ve managed to find a new low, even for them. According to the The Washington Post, the two Trump sons  are investing in luxury resorts on the Mississippi Delta. The Post reports […]

WTF? ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Makes MS Snowflakes ‘Uncomfortable’ (TWEETS)

WTF? ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Makes MS Snowflakes ‘Uncomfortable’ (TWEETS)

For more than half a century, Harper Lee’s “To Kill A Mockingbird” has been a staple of eighth and ninth-grade English classes around the country. It’s also been a fixture on lists of banned and challenged books due to its brutally honest depictions of racism and rape. According to the American Library Association, it was […]

Study Finds Climate Change Costs Will Hit Trumplandia The Most

Study Finds Climate Change Costs Will Hit Trumplandia The Most

As you sit here reading this, Hurricane Harvey is inundating Texas. This is pretty ironic–and poignant–considering a new study published in Science magazine titled “Estimating Economic Damage from Climate Change in the United States” finds the Southeastern states, the ones that voted overwhelming for President Donald Trump, are the most vulnerable to the expensive impacts of anthropogenic climate change. The study discusses […]

MS Secretary Of State Was For Sharing Data With Kobach Before He Was Against It (TWEET)

MS Secretary Of State Was For Sharing Data With Kobach Before He Was Against It (TWEET)

Earlier this month, Kansas secretary of state Kris Kobach, the operating head of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, asked all state election officials to provide detailed data on registered voters– Social Security numbers, party affiliations, military statuses, criminal histories, voting records, the lot. Kobach quickly had a bipartisan revolt on his hands. At […]

GOP Lawmaker: People Who Take Down Confederate Monuments Should Be ‘Lynched’

GOP Lawmaker: People Who Take Down Confederate Monuments Should Be ‘Lynched’

In recent weeks, the City of New Orleans has been in the process of removing all monuments to those who fought for the Confederacy in the Civil War, including statutes of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and military commander Robert E. Lee. These efforts have been met with consternation and anger by some people who seem […]

Woman Fired On International Woman’s Day – For Being Pro-Choice (VIDEO)

Woman Fired On International Woman’s Day – For Being Pro-Choice (VIDEO)

Members of the anti-choice movement often encourage women to give their babies up for adoption. Those people have shown yet again that all they really care about is controlling women. Hope Haven Lori Gregory is the former director of Hope Haven, a mental health facility for uninsured children that’s run by Catholic Charities. In fact, […]

True Confession: Woman Who Got Emmett Till Murdered Admits She LIED (VIDEOS)

True Confession: Woman Who Got Emmett Till Murdered Admits She LIED (VIDEOS)

There’s a reason many African-Americans of a certain age cringed at Donald Trump’s blatantly racist dog whistles during the campaign. It brought back memories of the brutal murder of Emmett Till. In 1955, Till was visiting relatives in Mississippi when two white men, Roy Bryant and J. W. Milam yanked him out of his house […]

Trump Administration Ignores Southern Officials’ Plea For Help After Deadly Storms (VIDEO)

Trump Administration Ignores Southern Officials’ Plea For Help After Deadly Storms (VIDEO)

Officials from storm-ravaged states across the South have been begging President Donald Trump to send federal assistance after storms and tornadoes killed at least 20 people in the past week. Storms Leave A ‘Warzone’ Behind Roughly 50 unconfirmed tornadoes were reported between Thursday and Sunday, as four devastating storms stretched from Georgia to Mississippi and into parts […]

Police Insist ‘Vote Trump’ Vandalism And Arson Of Black Church… Isn’t Political (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Police Insist ‘Vote Trump’ Vandalism And Arson Of Black Church… Isn’t Political (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Police in Greenville, Mississippi are lying through their fascist teeth. Last month, a local Baptist church went up in flames and it was confirmed to be arson, but that’s not all. The words ‘Vote Trump’ were spray painted on the side of the building, which was completely destroyed in the inferno. Andrew McClinton, a former […]

WATCH: Trump-Loving Pastor Starts Speaking In Tongues, Praising God For Defeating The ‘Jezebel’

WATCH: Trump-Loving Pastor Starts Speaking In Tongues, Praising God For Defeating The ‘Jezebel’

John Kilpatrick, of John Kilpatrick Ministries, travels around the country to spread his message of God’s love. Oh wait, I’m sorry. Did I say God’s love? I meant Hillary Clinton is a “jezebel.” How silly of me. ‘Thank You, Lord, For Bringing Jezebel Down!’ Completely skirting IRS laws regarding politics and the pulpit, John Kilpatrick […]

BREAKING: Mississippi Church Burning And Voter Intimidation: This Is Not A Reprint From 1964 (VIDEO)

BREAKING: Mississippi Church Burning And Voter Intimidation: This Is Not A Reprint From 1964 (VIDEO)

For those of us who have been wondering exactly which “America” Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump wants to make great again, there is chilling news from Greenville, Mississippi. Authorities in the town are currently investigating, as a hate crime, last night’s burning and vandalism of the 111-year-old Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church. The church ministers to […]

TRIGGER WARNING: Navy Trainee Stabbed Transgender Woman 119 Times (VIDEO)

TRIGGER WARNING: Navy Trainee Stabbed Transgender Woman 119 Times (VIDEO)

A Navy seaman in training in Pascagoula, Mississippi is appearing before a judge for his preliminary hearing. He allegedly stabbed a 25-year-old transgender woman named Dee Whigham to death. She had been stabbed 119 times. The Sheriff’s Deputy Leo Allen said that most of the wounds were to her face. Her throat was slashed three times. […]

Meet The Original ‘Mr. Brexit’ That Has Come To Support Trump (VIDEO)

Meet The Original ‘Mr. Brexit’ That Has Come To Support Trump (VIDEO)

Nigel Farage, founder of the far-right United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP,) and chief engineer of Britain’s recent exit from the European Union, delivered a triumphalist speech to a Donald Trump rally in Jackson, Mississippi last night. Farage is idolized and disliked in equal measure in the U.K., but the vast majority of the audience at […]

Judge Rejects Mississippi’s Anti-LGBT Bill As Unconstitutional (VIDEO)

Judge Rejects Mississippi’s Anti-LGBT Bill As Unconstitutional (VIDEO)

The judge who stopped Mississippi’s homophobic and transphobic religious exemption from going into effect also refused to allow the state to enforce it while they appeal to higher courts. HB 1523, signed by Republican Governor Phil Bryant in April, is considered one of the most dangerous religious freedom laws in the country. It gives anyone […]

Major Victory For The LGBT Community In Mississippi

Major Victory For The LGBT Community In Mississippi

A federal judge in Mississippi has ruled that their license clerks can’t use their religious beliefs to deny a same-sex couple a marriage license. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves’ ruling will keep the state from being able to enforce a religious objections bill that was supposed to become law. The House Bill 1523 was filed in […]

This GOP Governor Is Taking The ‘Right To Discriminate’ Thing WAY Too Far (VIDEO)

This GOP Governor Is Taking The ‘Right To Discriminate’ Thing WAY Too Far (VIDEO)

Many Republicans have passed laws in a variety of states across the nation that allow people to discriminate based on their religious beliefs, according to the Huffington Post. They were passed under the guise of protecting religious freedom, but really the laws are just licenses for the Christian right to discriminate. Contrary to popular belief, being a bigot […]

Christian Group Admits To Sending Men Into The Women’s Bathroom At Target (VIDEO)

Christian Group Admits To Sending Men Into The Women’s Bathroom At Target (VIDEO)

Many states have been passing bills dealing with public bathrooms. They seemed to be obsessed with people’s genitals and where they go pee. They have barred transgender people from using the bathroom of the gender they identify with. Transgender people are forced to go to the bathroom of the sex they were born with. The […]

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