Mississippi

The 200 best protest songs of all time

Neil Durkin | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Neil Durkin

It's a totally misleading title of course. This post should really be called something like "A List Of 200 Protest Songs That I've Been Able To Put To...

Birthplace of the Blues

Mike Gerrard | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

BB King called this the birthplace of the blues, and that's good enough for me. I'm at Dockery Farms, just off Highway 61 in Mississippi. It's a beautiful autumn day, the grass damp from the morning's light frost and the blue sky brushed with a few wisps of white cotton cloud. Which is appropriate, as this was a cotton plantation where blues legend Charley Patton along with names like Son House and Robert Johnson all played.

The Emblem Of White Supremacy And Slave Holding Is Falling

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- Across the American south, the emblem of insurrection and slave holding is falling. On Wednesday, Robert Bentley, the Republican governor ...

This Family Could Face Jail For Cheering At Their Loved One's Graduation Ceremony

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Four people have had warrants issued for their arrest after cheering their family members at a high school graduation ceremony in Mississippi. The...

'Cured' HIV Baby Still Has Infection

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Tech

A Mississippi baby that had reportedly been 'cured' of HIV has been confirmed as still having the virus after traces were found in a routine bloody te...

1,000 Bodies Found Buried On College Campus

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK

It's like something out of a Stephen King novel. More than 1,000 bodies thought to have been patients at an old Lunatic Asylum have been discovered in...

Sao Paulo Plane Crash Caught On CCTV (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK

Security cameras in Brazil caught the terrifying moment a light aircraft missed a runway and crashed just yards from a major road in the country's cap...

Three Die After Plane Crashes Into Mississippi House

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK

Three people have died after a small plane crashed into a house in Mississippi late Tuesday night. Flames and black smoke billowed from the wreckag...

One Dead As Isaac Batters US Coast

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK

At least one man is believed dead as Tropical Storm Isaac spun tornadoes across Mississippi and Alabama on Thursday, causing flooding across the state...