To celebrate Black History Month, our #TBT series will highlight several African-American politicians who made history. Mississippi's Hiram Rhodes Revels was the first African-American to serve in the Senate when he arrived in Washington in 1870.
A severe storm ripped through southern Mississippi early Saturday, damaging several structures in Hattiesburg -- including parts of a private college and a fire station -- and leaving an undetermined number of people injured, officials said.
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