Black celebrities, athletes and politicians must respect the black press

November 16, 2017 in Opinion

By Rosetta Miller-Perry, The Tennessee Tribune/NNPA Member, Throughout history, the Black Press has been the best friend that black celebrities, athletes and politicians have ever had. The Black Press often […]

An Open Letter to IHL

May 18, 2017 in Letters To The Editor, Opinion

Dr. Glenn Boyce, Commissioner of Higher Education Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Mr. C. D. Smith Jr., President & Chair of IEO Search Committee Mississippi Institutions of Higher […]

Republican Party & Frankenstein reincarnate

March 29, 2017 in News, Opinion

By Leon Williams Guest Columnist Republicans often refer to Ronald Reagan as the standard-bearer in modern-day American politics. This characterization is troubling considering Reagan was never accepted as a guardian […]

America rarely lets you forget that you’re black

February 9, 2017 in Opinion

By Leonard Pitts, Jr. So I had myself an epiphany. Actually, that’s not quite the right word. An epiphany is a moment of sudden clarity, but mine rolled in […]

Billionaire Bob Johnson calls for Independent Black Political Party in exclusive interview with Blackonomics

January 26, 2017 in Opinion

By Jim Clingman One of the post-election highlights for me was the meeting between Donald Trump and Bob Johnson. Billionaire to billionaire, Democrat to Republican, black to white, businessman […]

From the desk of LeRoy G. Walker Jr.

January 12, 2017 in Letters To The Editor, Opinion

The Mississippi Link Newswire Dear Fellow Jacksonians, This year, we will elect the next mayor of the City of Jackson. However, this election is no ordinary election. Mississippi’s Capitol City […]

Letter to the editor: My prayer is for continued success of Jackson Public Schools

November 23, 2016 in Education, Letters To The Editor, Opinion

Let me begin by saying, what an honor it has been to serve the citizens, parents and students of Jackson as superintendent. I thank the Board of Trustees for giving […]

Analysis: School funding debate bumpy, but direction unclear

November 21, 2016 in Education, Opinion

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Despite an eventful couple of days in discussions about rewriting the state education funding formula, the public is no closer to […]