NAACP names Derrick Johnson as interim president

July 26, 2017 in News

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor, The NAACP has named Derrick Johnson, the vice chairman of their board of directors, the organization’s interim president. The unanimous decision was made […]

Nissan executives support union vote

July 19, 2017 in News

By Othor Cain Editor Workers at Nissan Motor Company’s Canton plant will decide Aug 3 and 4 whether the United Auto Workers (UAW) will represent them. The company and the […]

Hampton takes top honor at NNPA Convention

July 18, 2017 in Statewide News, Top Stories

Mississippi Link publisher named NNPA “Publisher of the Year” By Othor Cain Editor The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) honored Hampton with its top award, ‘Publisher of the Year,’ during […]

Hinds County District Attorney vows to fight until the end

June 26, 2017 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Have you ever found yourself agreeing to do something, knowing that you were uncomfortable doing it at the time you said you would? That’s the place I found myself in, […]

Cosby spokesman: Deadlock shows jury has doubts

June 15, 2017 in News, Top Stories

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) – The Latest on the sexual assault trial of Bill Cosby (all times local): Jury deadlocks in Cosby trial; judge says keep deliberating 1:15 p.m. Bill Cosby’s […]


June 9, 2017 in News, Statewide News

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice to the public of its intent to reimburse eligible applicants for eligible costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by Severe […]

Prosecutor: Too early to call school stabbing a hate crime

May 23, 2017 in News

By JESSICA GRESKO and BRIAN WITTE COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Authorities appealed for patience Monday from two college communities reacting in shock, fear and anger after a white University […]

Trump’s proposed $4.1 trillion budget slashes food stamps, Medicaid

May 23, 2017 in News

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s proposed $4.1 trillion budget slashes safety net programs for the poor, targeting food stamps and Medicaid, while relying on rosy projections about the nation’s […]