"Well first of all, I have been involved with issues about labor for a great deal of my life, I come out of a union family and my mother and my father were very much involved in organizing."
The right wing's Southern strategy can only be defeated by a progressive Southern strategy.
On this day in 1977 Mississippi civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer passed away.
Cleanup crews rushed to clean up the mess the following day, and are continuing to skim oily water off the river.
The ambiguously worded and short-sighted proposal, if passed, could have had terrible consequences for Mississippi women and their families.
The legality of abortion has remained a hot topic in American politics, the most recent incarnation of which is the "personhood" initiatives.
This crime, tragic and vile as it is, seems to only be the latest example of long-standing racism that appears to permeate Mississippi to the core.
Haley Barbour announced yesterday that he will not be running for president in 2012. He may have done the nation a favor by pulling out.
When members of the far-right Westboro Baptist Church showed up in Brandon, Miss., April 16 to protest the funeral of Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Jason Rogers, local residents banded together.
Jamie and Gladys Scott received the news on December 29 that their 16-year prison ordeal was over at last: Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour commuted their double-life sentences and ordered them out of prison. They were originally accused of having taken part in an $11 robbery!