Inside Jackson, Mississippi: The Story of 'Mothers of Murdered Sons'

M.O.M.S. was founded in 2020 to support mothers who have lost a child to gun violence

Jackson, Mississippi has one of the highest homicide rates in the country. The city ended 2022 with 138 homicides, and 2021 with 160. In an effort to learn more about the problem, I sat down with Jessica Frazier. This is her story and the story of her organization – M.O.M.S. or Mothers of Murdered Sons.

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