Mississippi mayor penalized for being whistleblower, now she is asking for the public’s help

Ryshonda Beechem, the first African-American mayor of Pelahatchie, Mississippi, just wants to do her job – righteously govern on behalf of her constituents. However, the town’s Board of Alderman not only continues to levy a series of microaggressions and superfluous obstacles against Beechem, but also their antics are seriously impeding her mayoral duties while directly impacting her personal life. Not only was Beechem’s salary reduced by 75 percent in 2018, but the board’s unethical business practices, exposed by the mayor, have resulted in Beechem being held personally responsible in repaying…

Mississippi mayor penalized for being whistle blower, now she is asking for the public’s help

Ryshonda Beechem, mayor of Pelahatchie, Mississippi, and her attorney, Thomas Bellinder, want the public to know that she is being unfairly targeted for revealing unethical and illegal use of the town’s police seizure fund. (Photo special to BWNC) Ryshonda Beechem, the first African-American mayor of Pelahatchie, Mississippi, just wants to do her job – righteously govern on behalf of her constituents. However, the town’s Board of Alderman not only continues to levy a series of microaggressions and superfluous obstacles against Beechem, but also their antics are seriously impeding her mayoral…