La’Verne Edney selected president of Mississippi Bar Foundation

August 14, 2019 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire, A distinguished attorney and community leader for decades, La’Verne Edney serves as the new president of the Mississippi Bar Foundation. A 1996 graduate of the Mississippi […]

Largest US immigration raids in a decade net 680 arrests in MS

August 14, 2019 in News

By Rogelio V. Solis and Jeff Amy, Associated Press, U.S. immigration officials raided seven Mississippi chicken processing plants Aug. 7, arresting 680 mostly Latino workers in the largest workplace sting […]

Primary Election Results

August 8, 2019 in News, Uncategorized

Special to The Mississippi Link, In Hinds County, primary election day got off to a rocky start, as early voters experienced broken machines, polling places opening late and missing names […]

Primary Election Day reminders and contact information

July 31, 2019 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire, Polls open for the 2019 Primary Election at 7 a.m. Tuesday, August 6, 2019. Mississippians can cast a ballot for statewide state district, legislative, county and […]

Donald Trump views people of color as ‘infestations’

July 31, 2019 in News

By Hazel Trice Edney,, President Donald Trump has repeatedly used a form of the word “infested” as he refers to black and brown people, clearly expressing his view of […]

NAACP unanimously calls for the House of Representatives to begin impeachment proceedings

July 24, 2019 in News

By Lauren Poteat, NNPA Newswire, During its 110th National Convention at the Cobo Center in Downtown Detroit, the NAACP – the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization – hosted […]

Black Wealth 2020 adds HBCUs to its Economic Empowerment Agenda

July 24, 2019 in News

By Hazel Trice Edney,, The short-term economic impact of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) is $15 billion – rivaling corporations such as Bank of America in its more […]

$600 million settlement reached following Equifax data breach

July 24, 2019 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire, People affected by the massive 2017 Equifax data breach will receive 10 years of credit monitoring and may be eligible for restitution following a $600 million […]