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Spies of Mississippi: Independent Lens documentary about the Mississippi Sovereignty Commission tonight on PBS

The documentary Spies of Mississippi, a historhy of the Mississippi Soevereignty Commission, which was the segregationist spying agency funded by the State of Mississiippi in the 50s and 60s, is on Public Television tonight.  It sounds like a good one; unfortunately, I’m going to have to watch it later.

House Bill 490: Mississippi’s Bid for Supremacy in the area of Legislative Silliness

So that you can point at them and laugh should they walk into a restaurant, pictured above are Gary Chism, representing House District 39 (Lowndes, Clay, Oktibeha Counties), a Shriner, insurance agent, Republican, and chair of the House Insurance committee and Jeffery Smith, representing House District 39 (Lowndes), Baptist Deacon,  former County […]

Gov Barbour revises the Citizens Council history

Haley Barbour has been expounding about 60s Mississippi history again in a bizarre and creative way– recasting the Citizens Council as, uh, a force for racial reconciliation.  Mathew Yglesias handles deconstructing this, but possibly not fully.

Both Mr. Mott and Mr. Kelly had told me that Yazoo City was perhaps the only municipality in […]