Moral Monday asks Jackson, MS, residents to hold state accountable

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi – 2022-11-01 10:50:32

Protesters delivered what they said was cloudy tap water to the front gate of the governor's mansion on Monday. Nearly 200 protesters marched through the streets of Jackson to protest water conditions in conjunction with the Moral Monday rally.

More than 200 people came out on a cool and comfortable Halloween night in front of the governor’s mansion to hear the Rev. William Barber make the case that the people of Jackson should do more to hold the State of Mississippi accountable for the water crisis that has engulfed the Capital City.

“You hold the power,” Barber told the people from the stage of the latest in a series of events that have been called Moral Mondays. “Gov. Tate Reeves won his position by less votes than the number of registered voters in Jackson who did not vote.”

This was the third Moral Monday that…

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