The Greenville Police Department is investigating the incident as a hate crime, while the FBI announced plans to launch a civil rights probe.
A memorial sign that marks the place where 14-year-old Emmett Till's mutilated body was discovered in the Tallahatchie river in 1955 is again riddled with nearly 50 bullet holes.
Cleveland, Mississippi's school board voted to appeal a court-ordered desegregation plan. The city has fought desegregation for more than five decades.
A Mississippi judge released a man from jail on his own recognizance who left his infant daughter in his hot car while he was at work. The prosecutor approved that decision and wants to reduce the second-degree murder charge.
A federal court orders Cleveland, Mississippi to desegregate its secondary schools. The judge approved a Justice Department plan to consolidate the middle and high schools.
A Mississippi school district remains successfully integrated since the 1970s. Clinton, Mississippi has one school organized by grade level.
In response to the backlash over North Carolina's so-called "bathroom bill" law, Governor Pat McCrory has signed an executive order in what looks to be an attempt to quell criticism of the discriminatory legislation.
A couple from Mississippi was kicked out of an RV space in Mississippi over the owner's reluctance to accept interracial marriages.