AP analysis: Secrecy plagues court cases involving Hinds DA

September 12, 2016 in News, Opinion

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The American justice system requires trials to be open to the public. But, so far, secrecy shrouds the legal maneuvering that could lead to a criminal […]

Judge dismisses suit filed to eliminate Mississippi’s flag

September 9, 2016 in News, Opinion

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS and CHEVEL JOHNSON Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to eliminate the Mississippi flag as a state […]

Baltimore cops routinely violate rights of blacks

August 25, 2016 in Opinion

As depicted in his writings: George E. Curry the heartwarming ‘commentator’  on his own family life and George E. Curry the ‘crusader for justice’ journalist By George E. Curry George […]

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 […]

Sen. Frazier grateful for another Father’s Day

June 16, 2016 in Opinion

Legislator promotes prostate cancer research By Hillman Frazier  Special to The Mississippi Link The most challenging year of my life was 2015 when in September I was diagnosed with prostate […]

“I come from Mississippi”

June 16, 2016 in Opinion

The Mississippi Link Newswire When I heard the news of the massacre at Mother Emanuel Church in Charleston last June it horrified me, but I can’t say it surprised me. […]

Sanders, Trump are two sides of same angry, White coin

June 2, 2016 in Opinion

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA News Wire Columnist For all their dueling ideologies, Senator Bernie Sanders and “presumptive Republican nominee” Donald Trump are two sides of the same coin. Both of them […]

ACLU: HB1523 hits home

May 26, 2016 in Opinion

Many of us have seen and heard the commentary regarding House Bill 1523, the Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act. Some of us have noted that the bill […]