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Voting rights veterans share lessons with new generation of activists: ‘Build on the foundation’
Freedom Summer registered thousands of Black people to vote in Mississippi in 1964 in defiance of Jim Crow laws

Carlisa N Johnson

18, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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US supreme court to hear arguments in Mississippi case that threatens Roe v Wade
Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization concerns a law that bans most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy

Lauren Gambino in Washington

20, Sep, 2021 @7:10 PM

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Mississippi governor claims vaccine mandate is ‘attack on hardworking Americans’
Tate Reeves condemns Biden’s rule even as state faces world’s second-worst Covid death rate

Martin Pengelly

19, Sep, 2021 @3:21 PM

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Women can say no to sex if Roe falls, says architect of Texas abortion ban
Jonathan Mitchell writes in supreme court brief that ‘women can “control their reproductive lives” without access to abortion’

Stephanie Kirchgaessner and Jessica Glenza

17, Sep, 2021 @3:16 PM

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One in 500 Americans have died of Covid – and some hospitals reach capacity
The US passed another grim milestone, even as people in some regions remain stubbornly resistant to vaccines and masking

Eric Berger

15, Sep, 2021 @10:16 PM

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Military doctors shore up exhausted health teams in US south amid Covid surge
Low vaccination rates fueling crisis as four pregnant women die in a Mississippi hospital and Kentucky governor calls situation ‘dire’

Maya Yang and agencies

07, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Biden to visit New York and New Jersey reeling from deadly storms
Bipartisan voices vow to upgrade aging US infrastructure network that is deteriorating even as storms are strengthening

Guardian staff and agencies

06, Sep, 2021 @5:16 PM

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Republicans in six states rush to mimic Texas anti-abortion law
North Dakota, South Dakota, Mississippi, Indiana, Arkansas and Florida eye similar measures to new Texas ban after six weeks

Samira Sadeque in New York

03, Sep, 2021 @5:14 PM

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Louisiana governor tells Hurricane Ida evacuees it’s too soon to return
More than 1m homes and businesses in Louisiana and Mississippi without power but restoration could take weeks

Maya Yang

31, Aug, 2021 @8:52 PM

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New Orleans battered by Hurricane Ida as storm claims first victim in Louisiana
A million households without power as governor says system of levees overhauled after Hurricane Katrina will face ‘most severe test’

Oliver Laughland in New Orleans, Lauren Aratani in New York and agencies

30, Aug, 2021 @1:07 PM

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Hurricane Ida: New Orleans loses power as category 4 storm hits
Storm hits land on 16th anniversary of Katrina, with Louisiana governor confident levees will hold

Oliver Laughland in New Orleans

30, Aug, 2021 @1:03 AM

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Hurricane Ida barrels down on Louisiana amid warnings of ‘life-altering storm’
Tens of thousands in US face evacuation orders as storm makes first landfall in Cuba, sparking fears of floods and mudslides

Oliver Laughland in New Orleans

28, Aug, 2021 @12:46 AM

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