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NAACP leaders from around the country are honoring the memory of the group's former Mississippi leader, Medgar Evers, nearly 50 years after he was assassinated outside his Jackson home.
It can't meet the mandates of a 2012 state law and the governor wants to shut it down, but Mississippi's only abortion clinic is not about to quietly retreat.
OXFORD, Miss. Five decades after his death, William Faulkner still draws literary pilgrims to his hometown here, the "little postage stamp of native soil" he made famous through his novels.