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DOJ Reaches Agreement On Interim Solution To Jackson’s Water Crisis

NewsOne Featured Video Source: The Washington Post / Getty It’s almost the end of 2022 and we are still talking about Jackson, Mississippi’s water crisis.  MORE: Mississippi Officials Gave Millions In Welfare Money To Rich Folks But Ignored Looming Jackson Water Crisis On Tuesday the Department Of Justice filed a proposal in federal court that, […]

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What Happened To Markell Noah? 12-Year-Old Dies In Russian Roulette Game In Jackson, Mississippi

NewsOne Featured Video Source: twitter / Twitter Recently, 12-year-old Markell Noah of Jackson, Mississippi, was reported missing only to be found dead in an abandoned home later the same day. MORE: The Mysterious Disappearance Of Rasheem Carter: Mississippi Man’s Family Wants Answers According to the Jackson Police Department, Markell had been involved in a game […]

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Jackson Can’t ‘Trust’ Mississippi To Fix Water Crisis, Mayor Says Amid Calls For Civil Rights Investigation

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Michael M. Santiago / Getty The war of words in Jackson continues as residents still struggle through a water crisis that has lasted for decades.  MORE: Understanding Environmental Racism And Its Effect On Black Americans During a meeting on Tuesday, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba told residents, “Don’t trust the state,” […]

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Mississippi Gov. And Jackson Mayor Bicker Over Water Crisis, City Still Under Boil Water Notice

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Pool / Getty There have been some improvements in the Jackson water crisis over the past week, but state and city officials continue to point the finger at each other as residents still struggle to get access to clean water. During a press conference on Labor Day, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves […]

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Black Businesses In Jackson Feel The Hit As Water Crisis Continues To Impact Residents

NewsOne Featured Video Source: The Washington Post / Getty The water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi seems like a never-ending nightmare. Now, Black businesses in the city are fighting to save their dreams. According to AP, Jackson officials have said that most of the residents in the city should have running water, but this comes with […]

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Mississippi Officials Gave Millions In Welfare Money To Rich Folks But Ignored Looming Jackson Water Crisis

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Brad Vest / Getty Former NFL quarterback Brett Farve was recently questioned by the FBI for his involvement in a Mississippi welfare-money scandal. According to reports, Farve was paid $1.1 million in federal welfare funds in 2017 and 2018 for motivational speeches he allegedly never gave. Although Farve has paid some of […]

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Here’s What We Know About Jackson, Mississippi’s Water Plant Crisis

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Brad Vest / Getty On Monday, state officials in Jackson, Mississippi announced that the city’s water system was failing, leaving thousands of residents without adequate water supply. Jackson has a population of over 149,000 and nearly 85.5 percent of residents are Black, according to The Census. O.B. Curtis is the largest […]

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