Emily Wagster Pettus, The Associated Press

Emily Wagster Pettus

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Recent articles by Emily:

Ole Miss honors James Meredith 60 years after integration

The University of Mississippi is paying tribute to James Meredith 60 years after integration → Read More

Ole Miss honors James Meredith 60 years after integration

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi is paying tribute to 89-year-old James Meredith 60 years after white protesters erupted into violence as he became the first Black student to enroll in what was then a bastion of Deep South segregation. As it has done on other 10-year anniversaries of integration, the university is […] → Read More

Ole Miss honors James Meredith 60 years after integration

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi is paying tribute to 89-year-old James Meredith 60 years after white protesters erupted into viole... → Read More

Ole Miss honors James Meredith 60 years after integration

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi is paying tribute to 89-year-old James Meredith 60 years after white protesters erupted into violence as he became the first Black student to enroll in what was then a bastion of Deep South segregation. As it has done on other 10-year anniversaries of integration, the university is […] → Read More

Water crisis tests Mississippi mayor who started as activist

The Democratic mayor of Mississippi's capital is facing a leadership test as the city struggles to consistently produce clean drinking water. → Read More

Water crisis tests Mississippi mayor who started as activist

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The mayor of Mississippi’s capital was 5 years old when his parents moved their family from New York to Jackson in 1988 so that his father, who had been involved in a Black nationalist movement in the 1970s, could return to the unfinished business of challenging inequity and fighting racial injustice. […] → Read More

Water crisis tests Mississippi mayor who started as activist

The mayor of Mississippi’s capital was 5 years old when his parents moved their family from New York to Jackson in 1988 so that his father, who had been involved in a Black nationalist movement in the 1970s, could return to the unfinished business of challenging inequity and fighting racial injustice. → Read More

Water crisis tests Mississippi mayor who started as activist

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The mayor of Mississippi’s capital was 5 years old when his parents moved their family from New York to Jackson in 1988 so that his father, who had been involved in a Black nationalist movement in the 1970s, could return to the unfinished business of challenging inequity and fighting racial injustice. […] → Read More

Water crisis tests Mississippi mayor who started as activist

The Democratic mayor of Mississippi's capital is facing a leadership test as the city struggles to consistently produce clean drinking water → Read More

Favre also sought welfare money for football facility, court records show

New court documents show retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre texted Mississippi governor in 2019 to ask about getting more money from the state's welfare agency. → Read More

Brett Favre Also Sought Miss. Welfare Money for a Football Facility, Texts Show

New court documents show retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre texted the Mississippi governor in 2019 to ask about getting money from the state’s welfare agency to build an indoor practice facility for the University of Southern Mississippi’s football team → Read More

Texts: Favre also sought welfare money for football facility

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — After Mississippi spent millions of dollars in welfare money on Brett Favre’s pet project, a university volleyball arena, the retired NFL quarterback tried two years later to get additional cash from the state’s welfare agency for another sports facility, new court documents show. The governor at the time, Republican Phil Bryant, […] → Read More

Texts: Favre also sought welfare money for football facility

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — After Mississippi spent millions of dollars in welfare money on Brett Favre’s pet project, a university volleyball arena, the retired NFL quarterback tried two years later to get additional cash from the state’s welfare agency for another sports facility, new court documents show. The governor at the time, Republican Phil Bryant, […] → Read More

Texts: Favre also sought welfare money for football facility

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — After Mississippi spent millions of dollars in welfare money on Brett Favre’s pet project, a university volleyball arena, the re... → Read More

Ex-director pleads guilty in Mississippi welfare fraud case

Former director of Mississippi's welfare agency pleaded guilty to federal charges in a conspiracy to misspend tens of millions of dollars intended to help families. → Read More

Ex-director pleads guilty in Mississippi welfare fraud case

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A former director of Mississippi’s welfare agency pleaded guilty Thursday to new federal charges in a conspiracy to misspend tens of millions of dollars that were intended to help needy families in one of the poorest states in the U.S. — part of the largest public corruption case in the state’s […] → Read More

Mississippi agency ex-leader pleads guilty in welfare fraud

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A former director of Mississippi’s welfare agency pleaded guilty Thursday to federal and state charges in a conspiracy to misspend tens of millions of dollars that were intended to help needy families in one of the poorest states in the U.S. — part of the largest public corruption case in the […] → Read More

Mississippi agency ex-leader pleads guilty in welfare fraud

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A former director of Mississippi’s welfare agency pleaded guilty Thursday to federal and state charges in a conspiracy to misspend tens of millions of dollars that were … → Read More

Governor: Mississippi capital's water is again safe to drink

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — After nearly seven weeks of being forced to boil their water before drinking it or using it to brush teeth, people in Mississippi’s largest city were → Read More

Boil-Water Notice Lifted In Jackson, Mississippi, After Nearly 7 Weeks

“We have restored clean water,” the governor said Thursday. → Read More