Trump is not alone among Americans in failing to understand what a real lynching is

October 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

By Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. Founder and President of Rainbow PUSH Coalition, Donald Trump’s use of the term “lynching” to describe the ongoing impeachment inquiry in the House naturally sparked […]

Willie Simmons for Transportation Commissioner Central District

October 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

electwilliesimmons.com, The Man Simmons graduated from Hinds County Agricultural High School, Utica Junior College and Alcorn State University and entered the workforce as a school teacher during the turbulent sixties. […]

Black Press of America awards courageous leaders

September 18, 2019 in News, Uncategorized

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, With a lively and capacity crowd inside the Renaissance DC Downtown Hotel in Washington, D.C. Sept. 12, National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) President […]

Backlash sinks magazine cover deemed racist by many

September 11, 2019 in Uncategorized

By Erica R. Williams, Special to The New Tri-State Defender, Memphis magazine has pulled its September issue after receiving backlash for what some have called a racist cover. The magazine […]

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 […]

Waters to Facebook: ‘‘This hearing is only the first step in our oversight and legislative process’’

July 17, 2019 in News, Uncategorized

NNPA Newswire, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, delivered the following opening statement at a full Committee hearing entitled, “Examining Facebook’s Proposed Cryptocurrency and […]

Indian designer set to showcase fashions in local fashion show

June 16, 2019 in News, Uncategorized

By Othor Cain, Editor, Sunday, Dec 15, marks the second time Indian designer Kaushal Vishukumar will showcase his fashions in Jackson. Vishukumar will be one of the featured designers in […]

The Favourite

March 5, 2019 in Uncategorized

Film Review by Kam Williams     Olivia Colman Delivers Oscar-Winning Performance in Revisionist Costume Drama Queen Anne (1665-1714) was a sickly monarch whose dozen-year reign ran from 1702 to […]