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FBI investigating body of black man found hanging in Miss., official says

By: Crimsider

The Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi have joined the investigation into the death of an African-American man found hanging from a tree in Claiborne County, Miss.   145 more words


Port Gibson, Mississippi: “Too beautiful to burn”

I’ve been trying to post these photos for over a week, but I’ve been insanely busy during the day—I’ve been staying late at work and I came in for a few hours on Sunday—and almost as much so when I get home. 202 more words


Canal Zones 3

In a previous post, I mentioned I was very subjectively dividing the canal into zones from west to east, and I continue that here, and this post is the most personal.   410 more words


MissPres News Roundup 10-27-2014

To avoid sensitive feelings, I’ll skip right over the football news this week, and head straight into preservation stories around the state.

Two cities will be offering downtown open houses this Saturday, November 1. 871 more words