DEFENDING THE CIVIL RIGHTS OF ALL MISSISSIPPIANS SINCE 1969
Fighting for health and safety, groups ask court for role in addressing decades-long crisis.
Jackson Residents Say Legislators Should End Their Attempted Takeover of Jackson
Jackson MS Water Crisis: Residents Ask EPA for Emergency Action to Provide Relief, Curb Health Dangers
Rooted in racism, decades-long crisis caused by chronic neglect harms tens of thousands in predominantly Black city
In the courts
Javarius Russell v. City of Lexington, et al.
We filed a lawsuit on behalf of Javarius Russell, an officer for the Jackson Public School District who says his constitutional rights were violated by the Lexington Police Department. Russell is just one victim of the department's racially-motivated and discriminatory policing practices.