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Deryl Dedmon

Mississippi Men Sentenced For Hate Crimes

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2015 | Crime

(Adds comment from victim's sister) By Therese Apel JACKSON, Miss., Feb 10 (Reuters) - Three white men who pleaded guil...

Mississippi Teen Pleads Guilty To Hate Crime Hit-And-Run

HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 05.22.2012 | Crime

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- A white teenager pleaded guilty to murder and a hate crime Wednesday for running over a black man with his pickup truck in a ki...

Miss. Teen Pleads Not Guilty To Running Down Black Man

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 11.30.2011 | Crime

JACKSON, Miss. — A white Mississippi teenager accused of running down a black man with a truck pleaded not guilty to capital murder on Friday. ...

90 Days After the Murder of James C. Anderson

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 11.26.2011 | Black Voices
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

For several years, I have believed that my home state of Mississippi was making great strides in the area of race relations. However, this faith was shaken to its core on June 26, 2011.

White Teen Accused Of Running Over Black Man In Miss. Charged With Hate Crime

AP | By HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 11.21.2011 | Crime

By HOLBROOK MOHR (AP) JACKSON, Miss. -- A white Mississippi teenager has been indicted for capital murder and a hate crime on charges he intentiona...

Family Of Man Killed In Alleged Mississippi Hate Crime Files Suit

AP | By HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 11.06.2011 | Crime

JACKSON, Miss. (Associated Press) -- The family of a black man who authorities say was run over by a white teenager in a truck is suing over the alleg...

Mississippi Teen Charged With Capital Murder In Alleged Hate Crime

Posted 10.20.2011 | Crime

A white Mississippi teen accused in the fatal hit-and run of a black man could face the death penalty if convicted on capital murder charges in the ca...

FBI Investigates Fatal Rundown Of Black Man In Mississippi

AP | By HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 10.18.2011 | Crime

(AP) -- The FBI has opened a civil rights investigation into the death of a black man who Mississippi authorities say was intentionally run down by a ...

Internet War Of Words Over Alleged Hate Crime Killing In Mississippi

AP | By HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 10.14.2011 | Crime

JACKSON, Miss. -- Authorities call it a hate crime by two white teens against a middle-aged black man, "murder by physically assaulting and purposeful...

(WATCH) Surveillance Video Shows Mississippi Teen In Alleged Hate Crime Slaying

AP | By HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 10.09.2011 | Crime

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- CNN released surveillance footage Monday showing the death of a Jackson, Mississippi man in what police and prosecutors are cal...