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Ole Miss Honors James Meredith 60 Years After Integration

By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press The University of Mississippi is paying tribute to 89-year-old James Meredith 60 years after white protesters erupted into violence...

Water crisis tests Mississippi mayor who started as activist

By Emily Wagster Pettus, The Associated Press The mayor of Mississippi's capital was 5 years old when his parents moved their family from New York...

Biden administration launches environmental justice office

By Hannah Schoenbaum, Associated Press/Report for America President Joe Biden’s top environment official visited what is widely considered the birthplace of the environmental justice movement...

Students return to campus amid water crisis in Jackson

By Michael Goldberg, Associated Press/Report for America While its water crisis continued, students in Mississippi’s capital were able to return to class for the first...

EXPLAINER: Mississippi capital’s water woes are extensive

By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press Mississippi's capital city is struggling with the near collapse of its water system, prompting emergency declarations from President Joe...