Retired Education Personnel group bestows scholarship on future educator

December 21, 2017 in News

By Othor Cain, Editor, In the true essence of the spirit and reason for this holiday season, the Jackson Metropolitan Retired Education Personnel Association held its annual Christmas Social Tuesday […]

Actor, activist and father: Ossie Davis remembered

December 21, 2017 in News

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Contributor, Entertainer and activist Ossie Davis would be 100 years old if he was alive today. Yet, it’s impossible to celebrate his life without […]

Katt Williams

December 19, 2017 in Entertainment, National Entertainment, News, News Briefs, The Buzz, This Week

 The “Father Figures” Interview with Kam Williams   Katt’s Back! Legendary stand-up comedian, actor and rapper Katt Williams has enjoyed an impressive career seeded with thousands of stage shows in […]

Omarosa reportedly fired from White House role in dramatic fashion

December 13, 2017 in News

By Denis Slattery, NYDailyNews.com, The White House said Wednesday that Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former “The Apprentice” contestant turned political neophyte, is leaving the administration next month. White House press […]

Lumumba: We don’t need a history lesson from Trump

December 13, 2017 in News

By Othor Cain, Editor, An hour before a scheduled visit from the 45th president of the United States was set to take place at the new Mississippi Civil Rights Museum […]

CBC meets with FBI director over Black Identity Extremists report

December 6, 2017 in News

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Contributor, FBI Director Christopher A. Wray failed to explain why the agency he leads changed the name of a domestic terrorism designation from “Black […]

A dark cloud looms in Mississippi ahead of Trump’s planned visit

December 6, 2017 in News

By Othor Cain, Editor, When news broke that President Donald Trump would visit the Magnolia State to participate in the grand opening of the highly anticipated Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, […]

Mississippi needs a song to sing

December 6, 2017 in News

By Jackie Hampton, Publisher, Minutes after jazz artist Pam Confer sang her new song “Mississippi Beautiful” in the Mississippi State Capitol Rotunda, the world received news that President Donald Trump […]