Trump, Rejecting Calls to Stay Away, Speaks at Civil Rights Museum

In Jackson, Miss., the president hailed heroes of the civil rights movement even as activists and politicians said his presence insulted the effort to confront the state’s history.

Federal Court Lifts Injunction on Mississippi Anti-Gay Law

By RICHARD FAUSSET June 22, 2017 A federal appeals court on Thursday lifted an injunction on a Mississippi law that grants private individuals and government workers far-reaching abilities to discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people...