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U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., says that under current election procedure, there's "no way" he could win statewide office in Mississippi. Several African-Americans are now challenging those procedures. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Black Voters Sue Over Mississippi's Jim Crow-Era Election Law

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Florida Breathes A Collective Sigh Of Relief As Hurricane Dorian Moves North

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Florida And North Carolina Prepare For Hurricane Dorian As Storm Moves North

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A bullet-riddled sign that once marked where Emmett Till's body was pulled from the Tallahatchie River is now housed at the Till Interpretive Center in Sumner, Miss. The historic marker was taken down after three white fraternity brothers from the University of Mississippi were pictured holding guns next to the sign. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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'Why Don't Y'all Let That Die?' Telling The Emmett Till Story In Mississippi

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Children of mainly Latino immigrant parents hold signs in support of them and other individuals swept up during an immigration raid at a food processing plant in Mississippi. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Families Affected By Mississippi ICE Raids Scramble To Find Support

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Mississippi Food Processing Company Is Looking For Workers After ICE Raids

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Advocates Scramble To Help Mississippi Families Caught Up In ICE Raids

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Children's Defense Fund Trains New Activists

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Three college students posed in front of the Emmett Till memorial sign in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi. Instagram/Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting hide caption

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Federal Judge Approves Settlement Resolving North Carolina's 'Bathroom Bill' Lawsuit

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Barry Soaks Parts Of Louisiana

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Barry Storms Louisiana

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Luthier Freeman Vines sits with his hand-carved guitars in the tobacco field by his house, 2015. Tim Duffy/Courtesy of Music Maker hide caption

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Capturing The Undersung Blues People Of The Rural South

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