Shavon Morris of Gulfport said other blacks give her a hard time for her purse with a Confederate battle flag on it, but she says they don’t know their history. To Morris, the flag represents personal freedom, and the flag itself didn’t do anything to hurt anybody.
George County jail head of security talks in July 2016 about the prevalence of gangs in South Mississippi. The Mississippi Senate is taking up a bill that will increase sentences for gang-related crimes.
Waveland barber James Moran talks about Seven Day Savage, a hair pomade developed by his friend, Shane Pucheu of Diamondhead. Pucheu developed the product for a college class with safer ingredients than most pomades on the market.
George County High School baseball player Dylan Eubanks is a cancer survivor who received treatment at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. In October he had the idea to raise some money for the facility. He and his teammates have raised more than $6,000, and he and three others promised to shave their heads when they hit $5,000.
A short highlight clip showing just some of the runs that East Central running back Tony Brown made on his way to amassing 3,018 all-purpose yards this season. Brown has been named Region 8-4A Offensive MVP and Gatorade Player of the Year for Mississippi.
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.