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A White man will spend the next eleven years of his life behind bars for terrorizing Black people in Mississippi. Louie Revette, of Collins, Mississippi was recently sentenced after pleading guilty to burning a cross in a Black neighborhood, according to the Mississippi Clarion-Ledger. Revette and another White man, Graham Williamson, drove to a predominately…

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A simple visit to a lake in Starkville, Mississippi, resulted in terror for a Black couple during the Memorial Day weekend. Jessica Richardson posted to Facebook her encounter with a gun-toting White woman, upset that the couple was on the lake.  Fortunately, violence did not ensue, but Richardson was upset that the unidentified woman thought…

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A group of five Black strippers became millionaires after facing discrimination. The incidents of discrimination occurred at a Mississippi strip club, according to The Associated Press. The Black strippers worked at Danny’s Downtown Cabaret and endured harassment from the managers who called them racial slurs. The managers also limited Black strippers from working during prime earning hours, which…

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Days before turning themselves in to authorities, a couple from Claiborne County, Mississippi created a GoFundMe account and asked for $20K. Morris Bevily IV and TKia Bevily were charged in the murder of their 14-month child. Morris was the child’s biological father and TKia was the child’s stepmother. On Oct 22, 2014, 14-month-old Jurayah Smith…

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One week after a video emerged of Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith defending lynching, another White Republican has come forward with a defense for lynching. According to Mississippi Today, Sen. Charles Younger shared his thoughts on lynching after a rally for Hyde-Smith. Younger argued with the publication that public hangings could be a crime deterrent. “Public…

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Rolling out reported on the tragic and gruesome death of a Royalty Marie Floyd, 2, allegedly at the hands of her grandmother, Carolyn Jones, 48. Jones was babysitting her granddaughter at her home in Shaw, Mississippi. A relative came home and noticed something was terribly wrong in the house and discovered Royalty stuffed in a hot oven.…

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