Mississippi

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Barrett Strong obituary
Motown singer and songwriter whose hits included I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Papa Was a Rolling Stone and Money

Richard Williams

30, Jan, 2023 @5:13 PM

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‘This is no way to live’: Mississippians struggle with another water crisis
Jackson is suffering from its third water outage in two years, but neighbors and family lend one another a helping hand

Oliver Laughland in Jackson with photographs by Rory Doyle

07, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Deion Sanders’ Rocky Mountain high is a low for Black colleges
The Hall of Famer’s success at Jackson State, a historically Black college, brought joy to many. His move to Colorado left more feeling betrayed

Andrew Lawrence

06, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Mississippi man pleads guilty to burning cross in yard to intimidate Black family
DoJ says Axel Cox ‘admitted he burned cross because of the victims’ race and because they were occupying a home next to his’

Adam Gabbatt in New York

05, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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US justice department sues city of Jackson over water crisis
City and Mississippi health department sign order agreeing to federal oversight of the failing water system

Erum Salam

30, Nov, 2022 @8:56 PM

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Company fires 2,700 workers while they were sleeping days before Thanksgiving
Workers at Mississippi-based furniture company received text saying they were terminated just before midnight on 21 November

Maya Yang

26, Nov, 2022 @9:33 PM

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Barges stranded as Mississippi River water levels reach critical low
Major shipping delays and backlog of vessels after region experiences lack of rainfall in recent weeks

Maya Yang

14, Oct, 2022 @4:21 PM

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Brett Favre says he is a victim of media smears in Mississippi welfare scandal
Former NFL star Brett Favre says he has been unjustly accused of wrongdoing in a welfare scandal in his home state of Mississippi

Guardian sport and agencies

11, Oct, 2022 @6:03 PM

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Republicans oppose social spending – will it cost them in the midterms?
Economy in focus: In Mississippi, poverty is high and water problems blight the state. But Republicans seem adamantly against spending to help their constituents

Chris Steinin Glendora, Mississippi

11, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Mississippi police shoot Black teenager in the head outside store
Jaheim McMillan, 15, was taken off life support after Gulfport police shot him in the head on Thursday at the Family Dollar shop

Guardian staff and agencies

11, Oct, 2022 @1:40 AM

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‘It’s good to think strategically’: Thomas E Ricks on civil rights and January 6
In his new book, the historian considers the work of Martin Luther King and others through the lens of military thought

Martin Pengelly in Washington

08, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Jackson water crisis: Mississippi accused of ‘intolerable’ racial discrimination
State officials accused of violating civil rights, which resulted in ‘persistently unsafe and unreliable drinking water’ for residents

Edwin Rios

29, Sep, 2022 @6:37 PM

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