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Mississippi Still Sinking

June 2, 2005 - The L.A. Times reports on a little gift to the energy industry Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran snuck into the emergency military spending bill signed by the president this month.

Now They're Sorry

June 2, 2005 - Wachovia Corp., the biggest bank in these parts (the Carolinas) and one of the biggest in the nation after a merger/acquisition spree in the past few years, just apologized for its involvement in slavery.

Unquiet Grave

June 2, 2005 - They exhumed the body of Emmett Till yesterday. The all-white jury that acquitted his killers reportedly did so in part because they couldn't be certain the body fished out of the Mississippi was really Till.

Unity Rally in Durham

June 2, 2005 - For those in the North Carolina Triangle area, our friend Mandy Carter at Southerners On New Ground has more details on the Unity Rally that will be held this Sunday in Durham in response to last week's cross burnings: