Grand send-off for leading educator Glenda Baskin Glover

December 20, 2012 in Education, News, Top Stories

The Mississippi Link Newswire

Community and business leaders, friends and family, attended the grand send-off for Jackson State University’s dean of the College of Business, Dr. Glenda Glover, who will be the next president of her alma mater, Tennessee State University in Nashville, starting January 2013. The Tennessee Board of Regents confirmed the Memphis native’s new position in November 2012….

Oldest Greek-letter African American organization dedicates new center

December 13, 2012 in News, Top Stories

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa
Interim Managing Editor
The proud, beautiful, progressive ladies of Beta Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. issued the statement that they “now have a place to call their own.” The chapter held its dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony at their center located at 5330 Executive Place, in North Jackson, Sunday, Dec. 9 at 3 p.m.

In the midst of the ladies in pink and green were Jackson and Hinds County leaders: Mayor and Mrs. Harvey Johnson Sr., Sheriff Tyrone Lewis, President of the Hinds County Board of Supervisors Robert Graham and City Councilman Chokwe Lumumba of Ward Two….