Ole Miss, Mississippi Burning, Political Malice and the Ongoing Racist Ghosts That Continue To Torture the Magnolia State!

Elwood Watson, Ph.D.
The Polis
Published in
6 min readMay 6, 2024

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CBS News

History on the rerun? Ghosts of Mississippi? Mississippi burning? Magnolia State maintains its horrendously racist image? Any of these statements could be used to describe the images of the University of Mississippi at Oxford that were shown throughout the nation last weekend.

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Elwood Watson, Ph.D.
The Polis

Historian, Syndicated Columnist, Public Speaker, Social-Cultural Critic. Professor of Black Studies and Gender Studies, at East Tennessee State University.