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Larry Ray :
Pentecostals, Baptists, and ‘naked images’

Too much naked truth for Mississippi prison workers when they get zapped by body scanners. By Larry Ray | The Rag Blog | January 29, 2014 GULFPORT, Mississippi — Here’s looking at you, kid! There ought to be a law! … finish reading Larry Ray :
Pentecostals, Baptists, and ‘naked images’

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David Bacon : How the Anti-Immigrant Tide Was Turned in Mississippi

Members of the Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance at a rally at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Jan. 12, 2011. Photo by Rogelio V. Solis / AP.How Mississippi’s black/brown strategybeat the South’s anti-immigrant wave By David Bacon / The Rag Blog … finish reading David Bacon : How the Anti-Immigrant Tide Was Turned in Mississippi

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Larry Ray : Cellular Civil Rights in Mississippi?

Graphic by Larry Ray / The Rag Blog.Civil rights for diploid cells?Legal ‘personhood’ in Mississippi The draconian redefinition of abortion and commonly used methods of contraception as murder would do away with a woman’s right to make her own decisions … finish reading Larry Ray : Cellular Civil Rights in Mississippi?

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Ted McLaughlin : Post-Racial America? Yeah, Right.

Confederate massacre of black Union troops after the surrender at Fort Pillow, April 12, 1864 — under the command by Confederate Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest. Image from Wikimedia Commons.Post-racial America?Some would honor ConfederateGen. Nathan Bedford Forrest By Ted McLaughlin … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Post-Racial America? Yeah, Right.

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Ted McLaughlin : Haley Barbour’s ‘Eye for a Kidney’ Deal

Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour: organ trafficker?An eye for a kidney?Haley Barbour’s terrible precedent By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / January 19, 2011 See “Haley Barbour breaks the U.S. Organ Transplant Act,” Below. Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour has received … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Haley Barbour’s ‘Eye for a Kidney’ Deal

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Larry Ray : Hitting the Pause Button

From the land of the ‘oil geezer’:America’s round-the-clock ‘churnalism’ By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / July 21, 2010 GULFPORT, Mississippi — This column has been on pause for almost a month. The disgust and distraction from smelly, greasy … finish reading Larry Ray : Hitting the Pause Button

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BOOKS / Dick J. Reavis : Bruce Watson’s ‘Freedom Summer: The Savage Season…’

But his take is a bit romantic…Bruce Watson’s Freedom Summer a page turner By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / July 16, 2010 [Freedom Summer: The Savage Season That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy, by … finish reading BOOKS / Dick J. Reavis : Bruce Watson’s ‘Freedom Summer: The Savage Season…’

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Larry Ray : BP Means You ‘Better Pray’

Time warp photo montage by Larry Ray / The Rag Blog.Blessing of the Fleet:Oil spill anxiety accompanies annual ritual By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / June 2, 2010 GULFPORT, Mississippi — The uncertainty of the huge BP oil … finish reading Larry Ray : BP Means You ‘Better Pray’

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Mississippi Politics : Nasal Denial and Oily Delusion

Graphic by Larry Ray / The Rag Blog.Mississippi Politics:Getting stinkier by the minute By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / May 15, 2010 GULFPORT, Mississippi — Growing up in Texas I was sure politics couldn’t get any stinkier, any … finish reading Mississippi Politics : Nasal Denial and Oily Delusion

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Philadelphia, Mississippi : Former Klan Stronghold Elects Black Mayor

James Young, left, newly elected mayor of Philadelphia, MS, celebrates with supporters. Photo by Jim Prince / AP The election of an African-American mayor in Philadelphia, Mississippi, site of infamous 1964 civil rights murders, indicates a page may have been … finish reading Philadelphia, Mississippi : Former Klan Stronghold Elects Black Mayor

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