{FD} John Lewis to skip civil rights museum opening due to Trump

U.S. Rep John Lewis says he won’t speak at the opening of Mississippi civil rights and history museums, calling it intolerable that President Donald Trump will attend.

{FD} Teens indicted in death of boy found in stolen car

A Mississippi teen could face the death penalty in the slaying of a 6-year-old boy who authorities say was inside a car stolen from a supermarket parking lot.

{FD} Black parents sue over white teacher’s hanging remark

Parents of a former student are suing a central Mississippi school district, alleging a racially biased comment by a white substitute teacher about their black son being hanged.

{FD} Mississippi sued over unequal education for black students

Mississippi’s leaders are being sued again over school funding, this time by the Southern Poverty Law Center on behalf of four black public school students.

{FD} Police: 3 men stole car, killed 6-year-old in back seat

Three young Mississippi men were arrested hours after a 6-year-old boy was found shot dead in his mother’s stolen car and the suspects will be charged with capital murder, authorities said.