Deep Roots

February 13, 2019 in Entertainment, This Week, Uncategorized

Book Review by Kam Williams   Deep Roots How Slavery Still Shapes Southern Politics by Avidit Acharya, Matthew Blackwell and Maya Sen Princeton University Press Hardcover, $29.95 296 pages, Illustrated […]

Jealous facing uphill climb to become first black governor of Maryland

August 8, 2018 in News, Uncategorized

By Hazel Trice Edney., Despite defeating six candidates to become the Democratic nominee for governor of Maryland, former NAACP President Benjamin Todd Jealous is still viewed as the underdog […]

The A-TEAAM Mentoring Group commemorates the 55th Anniversary of the death of Medgar Evers

June 6, 2018 in Uncategorized

By Othor Cain. Editor, Tuesday, June 12, marks the 55th anniversary of the death of one of Mississippi’s most celebrated and visible civil rights activist. Medgar Wiley Evers, whose murder […]

Women for Progress of MS, Inc. Annual Kwanzaa Celebration

December 27, 2017 in News, Uncategorized

Photos by Jay Johnson  

Jackson’s Top Cop announces retirement

December 21, 2017 in News, Uncategorized

By Othor Cain, Editor, After more than 30 years on the force, Jackson’s police chief calls it quits. Vance, who was named chief of police by former Mayor Tony Yarber […]

Nine Iron Golf Club continues its tradition of giving back

November 2, 2017 in News, Uncategorized

By Othor Cain, Editor, The Nine Iron Golf Club is the oldest black Golf Club in the State of Mississippi and the first to gain membership in the Mississippi Golf […]

No State Takeover of Jackson Public Schools!

September 11, 2017 in Education, Uncategorized

Tell the Mississippi Commission on School Accreditation and the State Board of Education: No state takeover of Jackson Public Schools! Sign the petition now. A state takeover of Jackson Public […]

It’s time for Congress to pass a Hurricane Harvey emergency funding package

September 6, 2017 in News, Uncategorized

By Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (MS-02), Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18) and Rep. Al Green (TX-09), Historically, during times of national emergency, Americans unite to meet the challenge. In 2005, […]