George Floyd

A look at Democrats’ sweeping proposals to overhaul policing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in Congress are proposing an overhaul of police procedures and accountability after the mass protests over the deaths of black Americans at the hand of law enforcement. The Justice in Policing Act is among the most ambitious law…

Peaceful protests continue in Biloxi

In Biloxi, protesters lined Highway 90 near the Biloxi Lighthouse once again in a peaceful demonstration on recent events. This evening, around 15 protesters gathered to bring to light issues of inequality in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Some…

Protest against racial inequality in Gulfport

This morning, a group of protesters gathered in Gulfport to raise awareness about racial inequalities. Around 15 people gathered this morning holding signs with messages about George Floyd, anti-racism, and bible verses. This protest started because 25-year-old Jamila Swopes believes…

Governor Tate Reeves addresses recent protests

Today, all businesses in the state of Mississippi are allowed to reopen, but at today’s press briefing, Governor Tate Reeves discussed the ongoing protests happening across the country following George Floyd’s death. Reeves said he heard the chants outside his…

Coping with national tragedies

After the latest death of an unarmed black man, tensions are high throughout the nation. Here on the Coast, many are still trying to make sense of the incident and are posing the question of how to prevent similar situations…