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Both candidates for Mississippi Senate District 37, Republican Melanie Sojourner (left) and Democrat Will Godfrey (right), come from Natchez-area backgrounds that include slave plantations and segregation-era private schools. Photos courtesy Melanie Sojourner/Will Godfrey

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Nominees Share History of Slavery, Plantations, Seg Academies in Natchez Senate Race

Republican Melanie Sojourner told the Jackson Free Press on Oct. 24 that she did not know as a young girl that the school she attended had been organized as a ...


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