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Mississippi Reporter Fought Racism; Jerry Mitchell, Wins MacArthur Award

Reporter Jerry Mitchell pauses while talking to students.(Photo from sjsuinauguration.blog at WordPress.) Jerry Mitchell, an investigative reporter at The Clarion-Ledger newspaper in Jackson, Miss., who focuses on cold-case murders from the civil rights era says he will use money received from the MacArthur Genius award to help write a book on the subject. Mitchell is […]