Tate Reeves is the latest politician connected to racist yearbook photos.
Major League Baseball Donated to Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith After Video of 'Public Hanging' Remark Surfaced
"But please MLB, do continue to tell us how much people of color matter and the importance of Jackie Robinson's legacy," Jemele Hill said, on Twitter.
Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith's "joke" about attending "a public hanging" — a method of domestic terrorism that killed hundreds of Black people in Mississippi — resulted in major companies withdrawing their support, except for Major League Baseball (MLB). Hyde-Smith recently received the legal maximum donation of $5,000 from the MLB.
"Mississippi history at its best!" the GOP senator exclaims in a Facebook post, which includes the photo.
Mike Espy, a Black man, in a runoff election against Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith said her comment has "no place in our political discourse, in Mississippi, or our country."
U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) will face Democratic candidate Mike Espy, a Black man, in a runoff election. In a video clip, which went viral on Sunday, she jokes about attending "a public hanging" — a method of domestic terrorism that killed hundreds of Black people in the state.
Eddie S. Glaude Jr. questioned Chris McDaniel on how he would appeal to Blacks, and he gave a racist answer.
Mississippi Republican Senate candidate Chris McDaniel let his racism show in a live broadcast of MSNBC's "Morning Joe." McDaniel perpetuated the stereotype that Blacks depend most on the federal government.
Only 35 days after being repaired, the memorial was again defaced.
Just a month after the Department of Justice reopened the Emmett Till case, a memorial in Mississippi has been vandalized. It stood for a mere 35 days. It's now pierced with bullets. This is not the first time the sign honoring the 14-year-old boy who was slain for whistling at a white woman in 1955 has been defaced.
"I rode in a multicolor WV Bus and voted 34 times (30 for Jones, 3 Michelle Obama, 1 for myself of course)," a Twitter user mocked.
The 30 percent Black-voter turnout in Alabama's special senate election resulting in Democratic candidate Doug Jones' victory is unfathomable to some, like Republican candidate Roy Moore, who lost but refuses to concede, and pro-Donald Trump online radio host Bill Mitchell who has decided to spread rumors.
Nearly all of the students in the entire Jackson Public School District are Black.
The majority Black school district in Jackson, Miss., is renaming one of its schools, which is currently named after a Confederate president, after the nation's first Black president.
Another school district opted to ban the book, whose themes align with the killings of Black men by police and the backlash to NFL players' national anthem protests.
Harper Lee's classic "To Kill a Mockingbird" has made its way on yet another list of banned books because it makes people "uncomfortable."
Jasmine Shepard's mother sues the recently desegregated school district.
Data reveals a systematic pattern of discrimination embedded in the sheriff's office.
The sheriff's department in Madison County, Miss., has been systemically targeting Black residents to baseless searches and arresting them at disproportionate rates, according to a lawsuit.