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September 4th, 2019
After learning that her brother and his fiancée had been turned down by a wedding venue in their small Mississippi hometown, Lakambria Welch thought there must have been a mistake. She drove down to Boone's Camp Event Hall in Booneville, MS to sort things out with the owner. But Welch couldn’t have been prepared for the conversation that followed. Continue Reading »
July 23rd, 2019
A Mississippi gubernatorial candidate denied a female reporter the chance to travel with him on the campaign trail, citing the "Billy Graham Rule" - which states that men should not be alone with a woman other than their wife. The denial set off a firestorm in the media, with many decrying the candidate's actions as sexist, and others wondering what the big deal is. Continue Reading »