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January 24, 2020 in News

Special to the Mississippi Link, The MS Legislative Black Caucus Foundation for Education for Economic Development (FEED) will have its Annual Blackmon, Ellis, Fredericks and Young Banquet, Thursday, January 30, […]

Governor selects committee to search for new MDOC commissioner; appoints interim

January 24, 2020 in News

By Othor Cain, Editor, Tate Reeves was sworn in as Mississippi’s 65th governor Tuesday, Jan. 14, prior to being elected governor, he served as lieutenant governor for the past eight […]

Rev. William Barber addresses systemic racism, poverty and voting rights

January 24, 2020 in News

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, Following the Shelby County v. Holder Supreme Court case, which gutted key provisions of the Voting Rights Act, 14 states had new voting […]

Inhumane conditions, violence and death represent everyday life at Mississippi’s Parchman Prison

January 24, 2020 in News

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, Tuesday, January 14, hip-hop superstar Jay-Z sued the head of the Mississippi Department of Corrections and the warden on behalf of 29 prisoners […]

Martin Luther King Jr.’s hope for humanity

January 17, 2020 in News

By Alice Bernstein, Guest Writer, As we observe the federal holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King’s courageous life with his opposition to racism, poverty and war, I am moved to […]

Monument of slain Voting Rights activist Vernon Dahmer unveiled in downtown Hattiesburg

January 17, 2020 in News

deepsouthvoice, On the lawn of the Paul B. Johnson Chancery Court building, where Forrest County Circuit Clerk and Registrar of Voters Theron Lynd once schemed to do everything in his […]

Senator Doug Jones emphasizes the importance of the 2020 black voter turnout

January 17, 2020 in News

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, The importance of black voter turnout, the reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act, bipartisan politics, the Futures Act and environmental justice, counted among […]

Mississippi Link Profile: Local promoter breaks barriers in the industry

January 8, 2020 in News

By Othor Cain, Editor, A native son or, in this case a native daughter, is knocking down doors and making Mississippi a must stop for national artists and entertainment. For […]