Espy advances to runoff with GOP challenger

November 7, 2018 in News

By Othor Cain, Editor, The U.S. Senate special election is headed to a runoff, Nov. 27. The state could elect for the first time – in modern day history – […]

Democrats take the House, win sweeping power in congress

November 7, 2018 in News

By Frederick H. Lowe, NorthStarNewsToday.com, Democrats took over the U.S. House of Representatives in Tuesday’s midterm elections, which will boost the power and influence of representatives Maxine Waters, John Lewis […]

U.S. Senator defeats State Representative

November 7, 2018 in News

By Othor Cain, Editor, In the other U.S. Senate race held in Mississippi Tuesday, Republican Senator Roger Wicker was re-elected, keeping the seat he has held since 2007. Wicker defeated […]

Espy’s path to the U.S. Senate includes black, white and ‘purple people’ of Mississippi

October 31, 2018 in News

By Khalil Abdullah TriceEdneyWire.com, Mike Espy, the first African American elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Mississippi since Reconstruction, a former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, and now a […]

David Baria, Democratic U.S. Senate nominee: In his own words

October 31, 2018 in News

By David Baria, U.S. Senate Candidate, I’m David Baria, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate. We have an historic opportunity to elect two Democratic senators in Mississippi this year. That’s […]

Let’s provide REAL support for public education

October 31, 2018 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire, I spent over four decades in public education. Two decades in P-12 and two decades in higher education. In 2016, I retired from the profession. Really? […]

Celebrating 25 Years of Publishing

October 24, 2018 in News

By Jackie Hampton, Publisher, It seems like just yesterday when one week after The Mississippi Link observed its 10th year anniversary our cover read: “Barack Obama President Elect Nov. 4, […]

Small town readers applaud The Mississippi Link

October 24, 2018 in News

By Gail Brown, Contributing Writer, The onslaught of technology via social media and other avenues have contributed to the downsizing or folding of many newspapers, especially the African-American weeklies. Yet, […]