Faculty in the News: Professor Steffey Contributes on TV and Radio
Professor Matthew Steffey
Professor Matt Steffey will be featured discussing the ongoing and decades-old desegregation case involving Cleveland, Mississippi public schools. The show, @ Issue, is scheduled air on MPB television at 7:30 pm Friday, October 8. For more information on this MPB series, click here.
This weekend, Professor Steffey discussed two recent US Department of Justice lawsuits with WLBT. One is against the City of Jackson for violating the Fair Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, by allegedly enforcing discriminatory zoning restrictions against group homes for recovering addicts and alcoholics. The other is against the owner of Danny’s nightclub for discriminating, once more, against African-American dancers, by imposing onerous fees and subjecting them to injurious working conditions not faced by white dancers. To read that story, click here