Alcorn alumnus Ronald Turner starts new business, Turner Security, LLC

March 6, 2018 in Business, Education

By Justus Reed Alcorn State University alumnus, Ronald Turner, plans to offer protective services with his new business Turner Security, LLC opened Thursday, March 1 in Meridian, Mississippi. The […]

Tuskegee Professor Clayton Yates Receives $8.5 Million Minority Health Disparities Research Grant

March 6, 2018 in Education, Health

The Mississippi Link Newswire Tuskegee University professor and researcher Clayton Yates has received an $8.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study disease disparities in African American […]

Tennessee State Faculty Members Earn $2 Million in USDA Funding

March 6, 2018 in Education

The Mississippi Link Newswire Faculty researchers at Tennessee State University have earned more than $2 million in grant funding from the US Department of Agriculture, the university announced this week. […]

An open letter to White House Presidential Board of Advisors Chair Johnny Taylor

March 6, 2018 in Education, Letters To The Editor, Opinion

The Mississippi Link Newswire Dear Mr. Taylor: Congratulations on your appointment as the Chairman of the President’s Board of Advisors for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and […]

When They Call You a Terrorist

February 23, 2018 in Education, Entertainment, News

Book Review by Kam Williams   When They Call You a Terrorist A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors with asha bandele Foreword by Angela Davis St. Martin’s Press […]

A radical mayor and a conservative governor team up to help JPS

November 2, 2017 in Education

By Othor Cain, Editor, In what one would normally call a “strangeor unusual partnership,” Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant and Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba are on one accord when it […]

JPS remains hopeful, continues focus on academic achievement

October 18, 2017 in Education

By Dr. Freddrick Murray, Interim Superintendent JPS, Commentary, A cloud of uncertainty hangs over Jackson Public Schools, the second largest school district in the state of Mississippi with nearly 27,000 […]

JPS students speak OUT on possible “State Takeover”

October 12, 2017 in Education

By Othor Cain, Editor, Nearly a dozen students gathered on the steps of City Hall in Jackson Monday to express their concerns about a possible state takeover of the second […]