Tag: Mississippis

  • How Mississippi’s biggest public health success was stolen by the anti-vaccine movement

    How Mississippi’s biggest public health success was stolen by the anti-vaccine movement

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    JACKSON, Miss. — On the fourth floor of the Mississippi Department of Health, Dr. Daniel Edney sits at a desk cluttered with reports and medical journals. As the highest-ranking public health official in a state that regularly ranks lowest in nearly every health indicator, Edney’s got a lot on his mind.  The elevator to his…

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  • Inmates at Mississippi’s Parchman Prison learn music : NPR

    Inmates at Mississippi’s Parchman Prison learn music : NPR

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    Inmate/students practice blues harmonica during a classroom session of the Blues Tradition in American Literature course inside Parchman Prison in Mississippi. John Burnett hide caption toggle caption John Burnett Inmate/students practice blues harmonica during a classroom session of the Blues Tradition in American Literature course inside Parchman Prison in Mississippi. John Burnett PARCHMAN, Miss. —…

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