Mississippi

NAACP leaders want federal officials to investigate the incident as a hate crime.

November 23 2016 11:59 AM

Picketers gathered outside of Big Sleepy's Bar in Jackson, Mississippi to protest a show put on by queer punk duo PWR BTTM.

November 19 2016 6:29 PM

The promising young nurse was found stabbed in a hotel room near Biloxi, Miss., where she had traveled to attend a rodeo with friends. 

July 26 2016 2:25 PM

Actor and activist Kit Williamson is a Magnolia State boy who will forever love his first home.

July 08 2016 6:18 AM

The civil rights attorney took on Mississippi three times and won three times, though this decision came down to the wire.

July 01 2016 2:28 AM

The lawyer who brought down DOMA continues her winning streak. 

June 27 2016 8:42 PM Updated

A new state law that permits people to deny wedding services to same-sex couples based on religious objection will go into effect July 1.

June 21 2016 2:57 AM
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