Monthly Archives: February 2019

An Information Society

Imagine a state where medical professionals had immediate access to information that would assist in diagnosing health issues. Imagine a state where science reduced the likelihood of wrongful prosecution and imprisonment. Imagine a state where all citizens could know with … Continue reading

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A Thousand Words–and Then Some

Last week’s revelation that two statewide office holders in Virginia had taken pictures in blackface–and that a third had been accused by two women of sexual assault–rocked the Commonwealth, and had trickle-down effects here in Mississippi: Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves … Continue reading

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And the Winner Is…

Below please find the nominees for Best Picture. Who’s going to win? Black PantherBlacKkKlansmanBohemian RhapsodyThe FavouriteGreen BookRomaA Star Is BornVice On a related note, the oldest film festival in Mississippi, the Magnolia Film Festival, takes place in Starkville February 28-March … Continue reading

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