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When ICE Hit Mississippi, Its Citizens Showed Up for Immigrant Families

  The Mississippi immigration raid detained hundreds and left children stranded on the first day of school. It also evoked a massive humanitarian response in a state not traditionally friendly to immigrants. When federal agents engineered the nation’s largest single-state immigration raid at multiple chicken processing plants in Mississippi, a scrappy network of immigrant activists knew their work was about to get much harder. Mississippi has never been a hotbed for immigration advocacy, despite a growing immigrant population working in its food processing and hospitality industries. The small band of migrant advocates in the state operate in hostile territory, and they are woefully under financed. That changed last week after the Department of Homeland Security a...

Sad News, Mississippi State’s Keith Joseph Jr & His Father Die In Car Crash

Sad News, Mississippi State's Keith Joseph Jr & His Father Die In Car Crash Sad news to report this morning from the world of College Football. Mississippi State defensive end Keith Joseph Jr, along with his father, Keith Sr, both tragically died in a car crash late last night. @IamJoeSports Keith Jr was a freshman for the bulldogs and his father was a standout for them back in the day as well and is among the all time sack leaders for the program. The one-car accident occurred when the two men were traveling to attend a football game at Pascagoula High School, which both attended. “We are deeply saddened and heartbroken by the tragic loss of Keith and his father,” said head coach Dan Mullen. “Keith had such a promising future as a Bulldog following in the legacy started by Keit...