COMMENTARY: 50th Anniversary of Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

April 5, 2018 in Editorials, Opinion

By Senator Derrick T. Simmons D-Greenville As we celebrate with sorrow, the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I reflect on his legacy […]

If Donald and Melania Trump were black

August 18, 2016 in Editorials, Opinion

  By Duvalier Malone Special to The Mississippi Link In the past year and a half, Donald and Melania Trump have taken our public consciousness by storm. Sure, Trump was […]

Tribute and Commentary about Hattiesburg Police Officer Liquori Tate from former city councilman

May 13, 2015 in Editorials, Obituaries, Opinion

Ronald Tate (Father of Liquori Tate) shared Liquori Tate’s Facebook post: “Life is too short. So if i DIE today I’m happy how my life turned out. And I’m happy […]

Black History Month – A Time to Know Who You Are

February 17, 2015 in Columns, Editorials, News, Opinion

As a very young boy, I would love to wake up on Saturday mornings and watch Tarzan starring Johnny Weissmuller. The programs were all re-runs from the 1930’s and 40’s […]

My thoughts about Ferguson

December 4, 2014 in Editorials, Opinion

By Bishop Ronnie Crudup No doubt the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri will go down as one of the top stories of 2014. It is a story which […]

Analysis: David Green was a storyteller, workers’ champion

August 11, 2014 in Editorials, Obituaries, Opinion

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The late David Green filled two roles in the Mississippi House of Representatives. One was to cool off the combatants when the legislative wars became too […]

AP analysis: Mississippi NAACP challenge to county elections ruled moot

May 27, 2014 in Editorials, News, Opinion

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A U.S. Supreme Court decision that gives counties in the South the power to draw their own election boundaries without federal oversight has raised fears that […]

Unfair to grade Mississippi schools when the criteria changes midstream (Other views)

May 15, 2014 in Editorials, Education, Opinion

The Associated Press Mississippi’s public schools face unintended, unfair and unhelpful outcomes in state accountability rankings if the U.S. Department of Education does not approve the state’s plan to freeze […]