The last time a Democrat won the presidential vote in Mississippi was 1976, when fellow Southerner Jimmy Carter was on the ballot.
‘It’s crucial to understand that not all barriers to voting are immediately visible, especially for marginalized communities.’
The challengers expressed concern that state money would make its way to private schools that could discriminate against their disabled or LGBTQ children.
A plaintiff said state leaders should work with the city of Jackson rather than attempt a ‘hostile takeover’ of citizens’ rights.
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Some of the impacted provisions were later adopted by Florida lawmakers.
The class was removed from a list of approved courses and can only be taken for local credit
‘We see an increase in anti-Black racism through legislation and otherwise … So this is why it is on the forefront of people’s minds.’
‘I think people are going to be surprised at the level of preparedness and the level of sophistication of the prosecution.’
Opponents of the new law said the majority-White and Republican-controlled Legislature and Republican Gov. Tate Reeves were usurping local autonomy in Jackson and Hinds County.