In Memoriam: Mary Ann Newsome Coleman

December 5, 2018 in News

May 3, 1926 – November 29, 2018 To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven; a time to be born, and a time […]

African Americans from electeds to journalists remember President George H.W. Bush

December 5, 2018 in News

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor, The death of former President George H.W. Bush November 30 was the impetus of much comment and debate on his legacy. Many kept […]

More than 60 national Civil Rights organizations and stakeholders call on Congress to diversify top staff

December 5, 2018 in News

Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, along with more than 60 national civil and human rights organizations and stakeholders, has sent […]

Commentary: The doom of a special election

November 28, 2018 in News

By Othor Cain, Editor, Some white Mississippians voted for hate Tuesday while most black Mississippians voted for hope. The special election for U.S. Senate in the magnolia state clearly boiled […]

DIA vice president will serve as keynote speaker for National Council of Negro Women luncheon

November 28, 2018 in News

By LaToya Henz-Moore, jsumsnews.com, Veronica Cohen, vice president for Institutional Advancement and External Affairs, is the keynote speaker for the annual Mother’s and Daughters luncheon Saturday, Dec. 1 at 11 […]

Mississippians support a $1.50 cigarette tax increase

November 28, 2018 in News

By Jackie Hampton, Publisher, In a press conference November 28 at the Mississippi State Capitol, supporters from ‘Invest in a Healthier Future Coalition’ called on lawmakers to increase the state […]

ACLU extends a “front-seat” invitation to Cindy Hyde Smith

November 20, 2018 in News

By Ken White, Contributing writer, Against the backdrop of racially charged comments made by interim U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, Jeff Robinson, deputy legal director at the American Civil Liberties Union […]

Ward 3 sponsors Thanksgiving Luncheon at community library

November 20, 2018 in News

By Jackie Hampton, Publisher, Councilman Kenneth Stokes of Ward 3 said giving back to the community is very important to him as he vividly recalled a time when he was […]