– Random gunfire, repeated break-ins and a decaying city water system are constant challenges at Mom's Dream Kitchen, the soul food restaurant Timothy Norris' mother opened 35 years ago in Mississippi's capital. Both would give white state government officials more power over Jackson, which has the highest percentage of Black residents of any major U.S. city. Helm Baptist Church, near the Mississippi Capitol building, the Rev. In Jackson, some white residents also object to a wider territory for the Capitol Police and new courts with appointed judges. She said she was pleased the Capitol Police had a more visible presence at the Mississippi State Fair last fall, after fights occurred there in the past.
Source: The Nation February 27, 2023 00:14 UTC