Ashley Norwood

Ashley is a general assignment reporter at Mississippi Public Broadcasting. Her work is featured as part of the Gulf State's Newsroom.

Alabama And Louisiana Are Enacting Or Extending Medical Marijuana Programs. What About Mississippi?

States across the South are making way for more patients to legally use medical marijuana. Alabama recently passed a law legalizing it, and Louisiana is expanding its medical marijuana program. This week, Mississippi was slated to join the pack, but the Supreme Court overturned the voters’ decision.

In The Birthplace Of The Civil Rights Movement, What Changed In The Year Since George Floyd’s Murder?

The death of George Floyd at the hands of law enforcement sparked police reform efforts and organizing all over the country. But in the birthplace of the civil rights movement, there hasn’t been as much action.