Audrey Stewart is a Mississippi native and a public school teacher in New Orleans.
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Thursday, June 10, 2010
African American Mississippi Man Starts Record Sixth Murder Trial
An African American man, Curtis Flowers, made history this week when he became the first person in U.S. history to ever go on trial for murder six times for the same crime. Mr. Flowers has been in jail in Mississippi since 1996, accused of the murder of four people at a furniture store. Jury selection started this week in tiny Winona Mississippi, population 5,482.