Senator Elizabeth Warren delivers Stellar performance at town hall event

March 21, 2019 in News

By Othor Cain, Editor, Looking for that perfect comeback? That’s what Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been doing since her botched handling of claims of Native American heritage. She has […]

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Jennifer Riley Collins

March 21, 2019 in News

Mississippi Link Newswire, Editor’s Note: As part of our monthly series spotlighting women making a difference during the month of March. We thought we would re-introduce you to Jennifer Riley […]

NAARC applauds reparations conversation by 2020 presidential contenders

March 21, 2019 in News

By Julianne Malveaux, NNPA News Wire Columnist, The National African-American Reparations Commission (NAARC) applauds several presidential contenders for their recent expressed interest in reparations and calls on all the candidates […]

Ronnie Crudup Jr. wins special election House District 71

March 14, 2019 in News

By Othor Cain, Editor, In what was an extremely low voter turn out, political newcomer Ronnie Crudup Jr. captured a win in Tuesday’s special election to fill the Mississippi House […]

Women’s History Month Spotlight: State Representative Alyce Griffin Clarke

March 14, 2019 in News

By Othor Cain, Editor, First elected to office in 1985, District 69 Rep. Alyce Griffin Clarke was the first black woman in the state Legislature. At the time of her […]

What blacks have already lost under Trump

March 14, 2019 in News

By Richard Prince, TriceEdneyWire.com, When candidate Donald Trump appealed for African-American votes in the 2016 campaign, he famously asked, “What the hell do you have to lose?” According to U. […]

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Ryshonda Harper Beechem

March 7, 2019 in News

By Othor Cain, Editor,   Pelahatchie, is a small Mississippi town, with a population of 1,461, according to the 2000 census. It is 60 percent white and since 2017 has […]

Newsrooms still lack women and individuals of color

March 7, 2019 in News

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, With observances planned throughout March to commemorate Women’s History Month, a new report revealed that women are still mostly absent from newsrooms. The […]