I recently wrote about the controversy over removing Confederate era statues from public places, and in my column I acknowledged the concerns of those who don't want to honor or celebrate men who fought, at least in part, to preserve slavery.
It's been more than two years since Dylann Roof murdered nine church-goers in Charleston, South Carolina, an act of domestic terrorism that immediately focused attention on the Confederate symbols Roof closely identified with.
Michael Moore's one-man show on Broadway is at times hilarious, at times tedious.
Last week I stood outside the Lowndes County Courthouse with about 100 people waiting for the cosmic phenomenon, the solar eclipse.
People opposed to changing Mississippi's flag are standing on at least five false premises.
In May 2014, James Fallows, a national correspondent for The Atlantic magazine, visited Columbus. Fallows and his wife, Deborah, also a correspondent for The Atlantic, were touring the country in their single-engine airplane.
Seven Days in May, written by Fletcher Knebel and Charles Bailey and published in 1962, portrays a tense, nearly successful coup of American government by a cadre of senior generals. A quote on the cover of the paperback attributed to the Army Times said, "They say it can't happen here, but if it does, it probably will be pretty much as Knebel and Bailey say."
Decades ago, a debate over what kind of nation America is roiled the conservative movement. Neocons claimed America was an "ideological nation" a "creedal nation," dedicated to the proposition that "all men are created equal."
Donald Trump has served one-seventh of his constitutionally allotted term of office, and given his talent for self-destruction, there is no guarantee he will get to serve the remaining six-sevenths. But whether he does or not, one thing is a safe bet: When he leaves the White House, there will not be a wall running the length of our southern border.
I grew up claiming the Black Prairie as home. Named after its rich black or charcoal colored soil the Black Prairie stretches in a crescent shape from northeast Mississippi to south west Alabama.
Three weeks ago, the city of Columbus released the report conducted by police department consultant K.B. Turner.
Next year's U.S. Senate election in Mississippi may double as a referendum on the state flag.
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