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Mississippi activists ask to join water lawsuit and criticize Black judge's comments on race

Posted on AllSides September 27th, 2023
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This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Activists in Mississippi’s majority-Black capital city are trying to join a federal lawsuit against the city for violating standards for clean drinking water, even as they say the Black judge presiding over the case is stirring racial division. The activists from the Mississippi Poor People’s Campaign and People’s Advocacy Institute filed court papers Wednesday asking to intervene in the federal government’s lawsuit against Jackson. During a news conference Wednesday, activists said they spoke for residents...

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