A monument to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. must not be installed among the sculpted figures of Confederate leaders at Georgia's Stone Mountain, a group of civil rights leaders told the state's governor Wednesday.
The FBI on Tuesday was helping investigate who tied a noose around the neck of a University of Mississippi statue of James Meredith, who, in 1962, became the first black student to enroll in the then all-white southern college.
Some Black Democrats and independents in Mississippi are planning to vote for incumbent Republican Sen. Thad Cochran in the upcoming general elections to block tea party-backed state Sen. Chris McDaniel from the available seat.
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