'This is an evil attack and strategy to deprive, intimidate and put fear in the civil liberties and rights that folks enjoy in this country,' says Greenville mayor
The president of the local branch of the NAACP has demanded the incident be investigated as a hate crime
The sign, marking the site where the young black boy’s body was found in 1955 after being brutally murdered, has been vandalised for years
The two nuns ministered to patients in one of America's poorest pockets
The 1964 killings of James Earl Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner in Neshoba County helped spur passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act
The legal battle over the status of the schools has gone on for decades
'LGBT travellers may be affected by legislations passed recently in the states of North Carolina and Mississippi'
The bill was written after nine churchgoers were killed in South Carolina last year
The woman said the landlord did not want an interracial couple living in the park
The bill now has to be passed by the state house of representatives and signed by the governor
Andrea Diaz received a cochlear implant - but it wasn't the only surprise in store
At least 24 inches of rain fell in the hardest hit places, causing chaos for rescue workers
The alleged shooter was still sitting in his seat at the restaurant when police arrived
In 2012, Mississippi had the third highest teen birth rate in the US as more than 4,700 girls aged between 15 through to 19 gave birth - at a rate of approximately 13 per day
Drone footage shows the extent of the damage that saw a dozen vehicles fall into the collapsed ground
'He's a strong supporter of keeping that flag flying'