Auto Union Fights to Represent Nissan Workers in Mississippi

Drawing the attention of politicians and labor interests nationwide, workers at the Nissan plant in Canton, Mississippi entered voting booths Thursday and Friday to cast their secret ballots in a decision that could see one of the nation’s largest unions expanding its reach beyond Motor City.

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Black Attorney Calls Lawmaker’s Lynching Comment a Threat

The Mississippi lawmaker who said “Nazi-ish” Louisiana officials should be lynched for taking down Confederate monuments in New Orleans has been sued by a black attorney, who asked the judge to order state Rep. Karl Oliver to read the biography “The Blood of Emmett Till” and write a book report on it.

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