Jackson

Is Racial Violence Part of Mississippi’s Past or Present?

It depends whom you ask. Ten young locals have pleaded guilty to federal hate-crime charges in Jackson, but white leaders don’t want to talk about it.

Deryl Dedmon, one of ten young whites from Rankin County, Miss., is serving a life sentence for murder and commission of a hate crime, in the 2011 racially-motivated killing of James Anderson.
National Journal
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