Bryant salutes work of racial reconciliation group

Gov. Phil Bryant said he plans to continue activity with a Christian group promoting racial reconciliation.

Mission Mississippi honored Bryant on Friday, hosting the Governor’s Prayer Luncheon at the Jackson Convention Center.

Neddie Winters, president of Mission Mississippi, said that Bryant, a white Republican, and Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree, a black Democrat, set a strong example in the governor’s race in 2011 by avoiding racial