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The Supreme Court has struck down a conviction of a death row inmate, citing racial bias in jury selection. Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Conviction Of Mississippi Man On Death Row For 22 Years

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People line up to enter the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Justices Seem Incredulous At Repeated Racial Bias In Jury Selection

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Shawn Esco brings his dog Nibbler to a park in Jackson, Miss. He was diagnosed with HIV 11 years ago and has stayed healthy, but the same can't be said of many of the other HIV-positive people in his life. L. Kasimu Harris for NPR hide caption

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Ending HIV In Mississippi Means Cutting Through Racism, Poverty And Homophobia

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Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., seen at a debate with Democrat Mike Espy, prevailed and has to run again in 2020 for a full term. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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President Trump made two campaign appearances this week with Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, who has stumbled over the state's racist past and faces a tight runoff election Tuesday. Thomas Graning/AP hide caption

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Democrat Mike Espy and Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith participate in a televised Senate debate Tuesday night in Jackson, Miss. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Racial Controversy Stirs Mississippi Senate Runoff

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Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., at a Senate hearing in May. She is under sharp criticism for her comments about a "public hanging" in a state with a dark history of lynchings. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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A plaque marks the gravesite of Emmett Till at Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, Ill. The 14-year-old was killed in Mississippi in 1955. The FBI has reopened the investigation into his lynching. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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A Brutal Lynching And A Possible Confession, Decades Later

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The mule train comes into the Washington area against a late afternoon sky in June of 1968. The caravan left Marks, Miss., for the nation's capital on May 13 to participate in the Poor People's Campaign. Bob Daugherty/AP hide caption

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How A Mule Train From Marks, Miss., Kicked Off MLK's Poor People Campaign

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Abortion-rights advocate Kim Gibson, a "clinic defender," keeps watch at the entrance of the Jackson Women's Health Organization clinic, the only clinic providing abortions in Mississippi, last month. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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The Jackson Women's Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss. is currently the state's only abortion clinic. The clinic has sued the state in response to a new law restricting abortion access. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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The head of the Jackson Women's Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss., says she plans to sue if the governor signs the bill into law. This is the only clinic in Mississippi that performs abortions. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel is expected to make his primary challenge against incumbent Republican Sen. Roger Wicker official on Wednesday. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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President Trump gets a tour of the newly-opened Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson, Miss., on Saturday. He was joined by Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Harold Dahmer, whose father Vernon Dahmer was killed in 1966 by the Ku Klux Klan, smiles when he sees a photograph of his younger self on display at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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The Southeast is preparing for the first winter storm this season. Though precipitation is expected, warmer air and ground temperatures should prevent serious sticking or freezing. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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