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Ole Miss upsets 16th-ranked Mississippi State in Egg Bowl.

A.J. Brown thought the ball was overthrown, but kept sprinting and stuck his arms out as far as they would go. The Mississippi receiver was ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Scientific team selected to conduct independent abundance estimate of red snapper in Gulf of Mexico.

A team of university and government scientists, selected by an expert review panel convened by the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, will conduct an independent study to estimate the number of red snapper in the U.S. waters of the Gulf of Mexico.American communities across the Gulf of Mexico depend on their access ...

- ENN - US

South Korea's Jeju Island gets first visit from US submarine.

The USS Mississippi became the first American submarine to visit South Korea's touristy Jeju Island with a port visit this week.

- Stars and Stripes - US

County in rural Mississippi Delta aims to boost recycling.

A mostly rural county in the Mississippi Delta will try to increase its residents' use of recycling programs. The Delta Democrat-Times reports that Washington County has a new 20-year solid … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

Eliminating Violence Against Transgender Women in the US.

On this Transgender Day of Remembrance, we honor those killed as a result of transphobia in the US in 2017. Expand An illustration depicts a transgender woman housed in a men's immigration detention facility. © 2016 Brian Stauffer for Human Rights Watch So far this year, at least 26 transgender men and women have died ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

New Trump Hotel Set To Open In Heart Of The Mississippi Delta.

Ethics experts question new Trump hotels being built during his presidency. The new Trump-associated line looks to capitalize on a nearby Grammy museum — and is also running into local politics

- NPR - US

Eliminating Violence Against Transgender Women in the US.

On this Transgender Day of Remembrance, we honor those killed as a result of transphobia in the US in 2017. So far this year, at least 26 transgender men and women have died from murders that appear to have been motivated by bias, from Mesha Caldwell in Canton, Mississippi to Kenne McFadden in San Antonio, Texas and Kenneth ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Tig Notaro On Louis C.K. Scandal: The Only Positive Is “Victims Were Not Told They're Lying”.

Tig Notaro firmly and publicly distanced herself from Louis C.K., exec producer of her Amazon show One Mississippi, following multiple allegations of his sexual misconduct, and while he has since released a statement saying, “These stories are true,” we have not heard a response from Notaro , until now. On ...

- Deadline.com - US

Bannon: The 'Grassroots Deplorables' Are Going To Run McConnell Out of Office.

Sunday on the “Cats Roundtable” radio show on AM 970 in New York City, former White House chief strategist and Breitbart executive chairman Steve Bannon said Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell and his “cronies” would be run out of office by what he called “the grassroots ...

- Breitbart - US

Trump Franchise Hotel To Open In Small Mississippi Town.

The Trump Organization is unveiling a new line of four-star hotels. The first one is due to open soon in a tiny Mississippi Delta town.

- NPR - US

Ingrained Prejudices Collide With Wartime Trauma In 'Mudbound'.

Dee Rees' sweeping epic follows two families in the Mississippi Delta during the 1940s. Reviewer Justin Chang says Mudbound is "easily one of the year's most ambitious American movies."

- NPR - US

Is This the Most Radical Mayor in America?

D.D. Guttenplan Chokwe Antar Lumumba has an audacious plan to make Jackson, Mississippi, the most radical city on the planet.' The post Is This the Most Radical Mayor in America? appeared first on The Nation.

- The Nation - US

The best bets from Week 12's college football slate

Michael Reaves/Getty Images Our college picks are on a roll! After going 6-1 in Week 10 of the college football season, we hammered the sportsbooks again last week with yet another 6-1 performance, thanks in large part to contrarian plays like Miami and Mississippi State. Hopefully, this hot streak of 12-2 means some of you ...

- Business Insider - US

'Mudbound' lifts Netflix with look at race, class divides

Elevating Netflix's theatrical game, "Mudbound" is a powerful and absorbing film, one that does a splendid job of preserving its literary voice while painting a densely layered portrait of two families -- one white, one black -- in World War II-era Mississippi.

- CNN - US

In 'Mudbound,' Rees Crafts a Jim Crow Epic of Two Families

The movies have tended to skip from slavery to the Civil Rights movement, but Dee Rees' Mudbound plunges into the complex tragedies of the in-between era of Jim Crow. The film, which Netflix hopes will be its first feature-film Oscar contender, follows two neighboring families — one black, one white — on a ...

- Voice of America - US

Mudbound is Netflix's post-war American epic

When they called this film Mudbound, they weren’t kidding. This wartime epic is caked in the stuff, opening with two brothers slipping and sliding as they furiously dig their father’s grave in torrential rain. The brown stuff, smeared over every cheek, buried in every fingernail, brings a tactile griminess to ...

- City AM - UK

Jesmyn Ward, Masha Gessen win National Book Awards

Jesmyn Ward's "Sing, Unburied, Sing," a surreal and poetic novel about a struggling family in Mississippi, on Wednesday night won the National Book Award for fiction. It was the second … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

Mississippi mayor planning leadership program for girls

- Education Week - US

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