Capitol Police have reinstated Officer Wardell Jackson, less than a day after being fired for confronting a man waving Confederate Flag in front of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, the Clarion Ledger reported Saturday. Video of the officer confronting members of the “Delta Flaggers”...
A group that supports the Mississippi state flag called the Delta Flaggers protested Saturday outside the new state civil rights museum.
When a group of people in Mississippi, known as the Delta Flaggers, stood outside the state’s new civil rights museum waving Confederate battle flags and Mississippi state flags last weekend, a black Capitol police officer confronted them — and was then fired for it. According to the Clarion-Ledger, the Flaggers, who posted a video of […]
Congressional black lawmakers are headed to the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum later this month now that President Trump has come and gone.
With sympathy and observing distance, the photographer couple Pirkle Jones and Ruth-Marion Baruch captured the 1960s in San Francisco, when the Black Panthers emerged from the civil rights movement and hippies experimented with new forms of living and working in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood. Show More Summary
Eamonn is getting a bit of stick for publishing Declan Kearney’s rather, erm, ambitious claims that Sinn Fein was an inspiration for the NI Civil Rights movement. Truth is you have to publish unconventional views help break conventional thinking. Show More Summary
As the Lakers toured the National Civil Rights Museum on Sunday, one of their players in team-branded gear walked slightly ahead of the crowd and stood against the wall. As the tour began to move past him, a woman politely approached him and asked for a selfie. He obliged. After smiling for the...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia will speak at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, months after refusing to join President Donald Trump there. Friends of Mississippi Civil Rights Inc. announced Tuesday...Show More Summary
Lakers rookie Kyle Kuzma wandered away from the group in the first room of the National Civil Rights Museum on Sunday afternoon. He ducked into a corner, standing in front of the reproduced bowels of a slave ship. Mannequins were hunched over, chained to the floor, in the tightest of spaces, while...
I visited the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in December, a couple weeks after it opened. I had little idea what to expect since all I really knew about it was that our "stable genius" of a president had generated some controversy by his recent visit. Show More Summary
In partnership with the City of Memphis and the National Civil Rights Museum?s MLK50 program honoring the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.?s assassination, students and faculty from Memphis College of Art and the University of Memphis join together to present a thoughtful and contemporary look at inequalities and social justice in Memphis. Show More Summary
The Smithsonian?s National Museum of American History has opened a new display case to share the story of the signing of the Fair Housing Act of 1968 with visitors to its ?Within These Walls? exhibition. This landmark civil rights legislation...Show More Summary
"To a startling degree, and despite being a state-sponsored institution, [it] refuses to sugarcoat history." Holland Cotter visits the new Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson.
The new Mississippi Civil Rights Museum refuses to sugarcoat history. Fine art museums have a lot to learn from the example.
Give marginalized communities the space to address white nationalists on campus. At the Center for Human and Civil Rights museum in Atlanta, Georgia, there’s an exhibit with headphones where you can sit and experience the verbal abuse that many civil rights activists lived through during the 1960 lunch counter sit-ins. Show More Summary
To the editor: Among the many actions taken by President Trump that made him an unwelcome presence at an opening ceremony for Mississippi’s new civil rights museum was his ride into office powered by his hatred of President Obama. (“‘Mr. President, we don’t need you in Mississippi.’ Protests as...
State’s racist history revealed in unsparing detail: ‘It hurts my heart’
Jelani Cobb writes about the irony of Donald Trump’s appearance at the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.
You cannot make this stuff up: President Trump visits the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. However, he enthusiastically endorses Roy Moore, who argued about pre-Civil War America: “I think it was great at the time when families were united — even though we had slavery — they cared for one another. … Our families were strong, our country […]
Trump loves himself at civil rights museum, old white people make excuses for pedophillia, and Judge Jeanine goes off the rails (again). Your morning news brief.