The storm comes ashore at the mouth of the Mississippi River, pelting the central Gulf Coast region with strong winds and heavy rain.
On KCRW's "Scheer Intelligence" podcast, Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis dispel the notion that racism was isolated in the South.
Bernie Sanders' "Our Revolution" campaign appears to have pocketed the credibility of the Jackson, Miss., movement without giving Jackson or its principals a thing. (Pictured, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba.)
"While legislators play politics with women's health, we will continue to stand by Mississippi women and families," the group's regional president said.
A USA Today investigation finds 350 schools and day-care centers failed lead tests about 470 times from 2012 through 2015.
Meanwhile, Mississippi voters hand victories to Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and Trump also adds Hawaii and Michigan to his growing chain of wins.
Students at the University of Mississippi have been organizing to force the removal of the state flag from campus.
A new poll measures contentment around the country and the world.
The 14-year-old boy who was murdered by two white men in rural Mississippi 60 years ago has become more than a symbol of the horrors of racism in America, more than a catalyst for the civil rights movement.
Attorneys for the family of Jonathan Sanders have told Mississippi state investigators that the unarmed black man died after being kept in a chokehold by a police officer for more than 20 minutes.