Mississippi

Have you seen 2-year-old Myra Lewis? The FBI is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the return of the Black toddler who has…

12/18/13- Roland Martin talks with 22-year-old Tulane University senior Jeramey Anderson about balancing life as a college student and being the youngest elected official in…

  Hill (pictured), 30, her 7-year-old son, Jaidon (pictured), and her husband, Laterry Smith (pictured), 34, who mysteriously vanished after their car was wrecked this…

Tying the knot should be a festive, happy time for all involved, but this certainly wasn’t the case for Charles and Te’Andrea Wilson (pictured). The Jackson, Miss., Baptist…

The Mississippi cross-dressing man charged with depraved-heart murder back in 2012, for administering illegal buttocks-enhancing injections that killed a Georgia woman, is now being charged…

Linda Fondren (pictured) is running for mayor of Vicksburg, a 50,000-plus-populated city in Mississippi. So what’s the big deal? The candidate recently acknowledged the fact…

A recent survey by Public Policy Polling has found that a majority of likely GOP voters in Alabama and Mississippi believe President Barack Obama is a Muslim, despite considerable evidence to the contrary. Of 600 Alabama Republicans surveyed, 45 percent said he is a Muslim and 41 percent answered that they were not sure what […]

Democrats scored a host of victories in key states during Tuesday’s balloting, as the party looks toward the 2012 elections. In Ohio, an important swing state, voters rejected the law enacted by Gov. John Kasich and the Republican-controlled legislature that limited the ability of public-employee unions to collectively bargain. See also: Rick Perry Jeopardizes Campaign With […]

Johnny Dupree, the mayor of Hattiesburg, Miss. and first African American candidate selected to run for Governor in the state, lost on Tuesday in the state’s Gubernatorial election. See also: Herman Cain Lawyer Lin Wood: New Accusers Should ‘Think Twice’ See also: Weekend Getaway Guide: Washington, D.C. Republican Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant won in a landslide victory with […]

Though it’s a longshot, the state of Mississippi has a chance today to elect its first Black governor in Johnny DuPree. DuPree is the first African American to win a major party nomination for governor in the Dixie state. He is also the mayor of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Despite the historic nature of this race, DuPree […]

The family of an African-American man who died after being allegedly beaten by a group of white teens and run over by a truck is asking state and federal officials not to seek the death penalty in the case. The family of James Craig Anderson asked the prosecutor to not impose the death penalty because […]

More than 500 people gathered in Jackson, Mississippi Sunday to denounce the racially motivated killing of an African-American man. James Craig Anderson, 49, was beaten by a group of white teens, then fatally mowed over with an attacker’s truck in early July. Surveillance video released this month brought the story to the nation’s attention, and […]