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Op-ed: Reforms Could Bring Accountability, Restore Trust in Law Enforcement

By Brett Kittredge Mississippi Center for Public Policy Should someone who was allegedly trying to use a counterfeit bill be subject to the death penalty? Obviously,...

On Religion: The Big Idea: It’s Crucial for All Preachers — Black and White...

In times of turmoil, brutality, fire and rage, black preachers have always turned to the Old Testament prophets. Hear Jeremiah addressing the king and his...

Understanding the Criminal Charges in George Floyd’s Death

Many people have called for first-degree murder charges in the death of George Floyd. While the desire for greater sentences is understandable, a call...

On Religion: Evangelical Believers in the Age of Fake News, QAnon

A majority of evangelicals are worried about "fake news" and they also think mainstream journalists are part of the problem. The question, as pandemic-weary Americans...

Blog: Remain Optimistic with Mental, Physical Health as Pandemic Continues

We are all emerging from a cave-like existence as stringent social distancing measures begin to loosen and businesses reopen. How does it feel to slowly...

On Religion: Missionaries, Doctors Preparing for Coronavirus Wars — Overseas

While fighting the coronavirus, medical professionals have offered a strategy now seen everywhere in America, Europe and other First World cultures. Here's the battle plan:...

On Religion: Going to Confession on Movie Screens — for a Century

Alfred Hitchcock knew a thing or two about complicated thrillers. Having a murderer confess to a priest -- who couldn't betray this trust -- was...

Op-ed: Ole Miss Journalism Students Found a Tough Mentor, Abiding Friend in Dean Will...

Submitted by Bob Lewis RobertQLewisJr@outlook.com It was a balmy and carefree April morning in 1977 as I squeezed my large frame into a cramped classroom desk...

On Religion: ‘Called’ to Work on Front Lines of Coronavirus Wars

Dr. Lorna M. Breen was surrounded by scenes of chaos and death at New York-Presbyterian Allen Hospital that reminded her of a biblical apocalypse. She...

Bonnie Brown: Q&A with Local Artist William N. Beckwith

If you have ever “sat” down with William Faulkner on the Oxford Square, or “touched” Elvis’ hand in Tupelo, you know of sculptor/artist Bill...