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Reeves’ nominee to state Education Board rejected by Senate Education panel

The Senate Education Committee has rejected Gov. Tate Reeves’ nomination of DeSoto County resident Carra Powell to the Mississippi Board of Education. Late Sunday, the...

On this day in 1867

MARCH 27, 1867 In one of the nation’s first sit-ins, a group of Black men boarded a “whites-only” streetcar in Charleston, South Carolina, sitting among...

On this day in 1937

MARCH 26, 1937 President Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed William H. Hastie as the first Black federal magistrate.  Hastie served as a judge in the Virgin Islands...

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