Jeannette Romero of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cathedral's Parish Life Committee explains the origin of the St. Joseph altar and some of the symbolic foods that are traditionally a part of it on Friday, March 18, 2016, in Biloxi.
President Donald Trump spoke Saturday at the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in the state's capital, Jackson, Miss. Some black leaders — including civil rights leader and Georgia congressman John Lewis — boycotted the event, saying Trump has sown racial division instead of racial harmony. Trump's statements steered clear of addressing the anger that his participation had sparked leading up to the dedication. Instead the president rarely diverted from his prepared words to honor the famous and the anonymous for their efforts on behalf of freedom for all.