Trump and the Republican incumbent prevailed; however, the Mississippi U.S. Senate race saw a new controversy as it has been reported that Republican candidate Cindy Hyde-Smith attended a ‘segregation academy’ as a young woman. After Mississippi Gov. John Bell Williams, enforced the order in the winter of 1970, many white families in the state helped establish private academies, which remained predominantly white. These segregationist academies created barriers for entry that black students could not overcome.‘This is a movement’: Mike Espy delivers concession speech
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