Mississippi Pol Very Offended By the Women's March, Especially the Gross Part About Birth Control 

Mississippi State Senator Chris McDaniel, a tea party Republican, has many beliefs. He believed, in 2014, that his Republican primary opponent for Mississippi U.S. Senate, who received support from black voters, won via voter fraud. He also believed that Ole Miss’s 2015 decision to remove the state flag, which…

An Interview With Kelly Jacobs, Mississippi Delegate and Queen of Political Fashion

PHILADELPHIA—On Thursday morning, I wrote about Jezebel’s hunt for a woman seen wearing the sickest dress at the Democratic National Convention, and also America. On Thursday afternoon, I received an email with the subject line “My Hillary and Obama Fashion Dresses.” “It is my understanding that you are trying to find…

Supreme Court Rejects Two Bids on Abortion Restrictions, Signaling End of 'Admitting Privileges' Laws 

A day after the Supreme Court preserved abortion rights by declaring Texas’s HB2 unconstitutional, justices rejected two abortion-related bids from Mississippi and Wisconsin. In both cases, the states were seeking a ruling on their laws requiring that abortion doctors have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.…

A City in Mississippi Is Finally (Maybe) Integrating Its Schools 62 Years After Brown v. BOE

A federal court has ruled that administrators in Cleveland, Mississippi have three weeks to execute a timeline to integrate the small Bolivar County city’s middle and high schools. They have, rather improbably, remained segregated by race since Brown v. Board of Education, the 1954 landmark Supreme Court case that…