The historic Chicago Defender among black media icons scaling back, others possibly closing

July 17, 2019 in News, It has been a rough few days for the black media. First, Ebony magazine and its sister publication, JET magazine, may be closing their doors for good. And then […]

Waters to Facebook: ‘‘This hearing is only the first step in our oversight and legislative process’’

July 17, 2019 in News, Uncategorized

NNPA Newswire, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, delivered the following opening statement at a full Committee hearing entitled, “Examining Facebook’s Proposed Cryptocurrency and […]

U. S. House votes to condemn President Trump’s ‘racist’ remarks

July 17, 2019 in News

By Hazel Trice Edney,, The U. S. House of Representatives, this week, voted to condemn as racist, remarks made by President Donald Trump after he tweeted Sunday morning that […]

Philanthropist Juanita Sims Doty inducted as honorary member of Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc.

July 10, 2019 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire, As an educator, human rights advocate and entrepreneur, Juanita Sims Doty has held a lifelong commitment to volunteerism, nationally and locally. Her commitment to community service […]

Alcorn family officially welcomes 20th president Felecia M. Nave

July 10, 2019 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire,   Hundreds of excited Alcorn State University students, faculty, staff, alumni and community supporters turned out to graciously welcome the university’s 20th and first female president […]

Blue Revue

July 10, 2019 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, Alpha Delta Zeta Chapter celebrated the Blue and White Family at their Biennial Blue Revue, Saturday, June 29, at Center Court, […]

Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area enlists community in revitalization of historic Broadmoor neighborhood

July 2, 2019 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire, Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area announced recently that it is launching a five-year initiative to revitalize the historic Broadmoor neighborhood in north Jackson. The announcement […]

Black Press of America announces election of new national officers

July 2, 2019 in News

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), the national trade organization that represents African-American newspapers and media companies, known as the Black Press of […]