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Mississippi Murder

Huffington This Week: 'Good People Live Here'

Arianna Huffington | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

In this week's issue, Peter Goodman and Jeffrey Young look at the 49 million Americans who lack health insurance, "a crowded group that no one chooses to join." And Radley Balko writes about a Mississippi cold case -- part real-life murder mystery, part exposé of the state's justice system.

Mississippi Alleged Murder Screams for Hate Crime Prosecution

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 03.26.2013 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

As always in alleged racially-charged killings, the standard what-if is what if Butts had been white? And he had been viciously run down on the highway by a group of black teens who admitted afterward that they deliberately ran over him?

Another Mississippi Murder: What The Killing Of James C. Anderson Teaches Us

Charlie Braxton | Posted 10.18.2011 | Black Voices
Charlie Braxton

Beneath the surface of racial progress, Mississippi still remains a closed society -- a state divided into two separate realities. One is white and largely privileged, the other is black and largely disadvantaged.