Tougaloo College welcomes 14th president

July 2, 2019 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire, Tougaloo College welcomes Carmen J. Walters as its 14th president, effective July 1, 2019. Walters’ proven leadership in the areas of student enrollment and retention, fundraising […]

100 Black Men of Jackson, Inc. receives award

July 2, 2019 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire, The 100 Black Men of Jackson, Inc. traveled to Las Vegas, NV with an entourage of 20 mentees, 5 chaperones, 4 delegates and 4 collegiate 100 […]

Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us” wins mass attention for focus on falsely accused Central Park Five

June 26, 2019 in News

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor, The painful true stories of five falsely accused young men, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Kevin Richardson, Antron McCray and Korey Wise, has been […]

Alice Bernstein/Freedom and Order: The Quilt Masterpieces of Gee’s Bend

June 26, 2019 in News

By Alice Bernstein, Historian, A new exhibition has just opened at the Philadelphia Museum of Art: “Souls Grown Deep: Artists of the African-American South.” It includes sculpture, painting, and some […]

Hinds County Human Resource Agency unveils Annual Report during National Community Action Month Celebration

June 26, 2019 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire, In honor of National Community Action Month, Hinds County Human Resource Agency (HCHRA) met with its board of directors and sustaining partners to report on the […]

Everywhere with Roy Lewis

June 21, 2019 in News

By Othor Cain, Editor, They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and for decades photos depicting black life have been speaking volumes. For years celebrated Mississippi photographer Roy […]

Pam Confer attends ceremonial signing of Mississippi Beautiful Day by Governor Bryant

June 19, 2019 in News

By Jackie Hampton, Publisher, Jazz Artist Pam Confer continues to make history with her song, “Mississippi Beautiful,” an anthem she recorded and produced. Governor Phil Bryant officially signed a declaration […]

Medgar Evers Library host annual Juneteenth Celebration

June 19, 2019 in News

By Othor Cain, Editor, There’s an age old wise tale that declares, “those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Let me take you back to the […]