For some girls, First Lady rivals Beyonce’ as a role model

December 29, 2016 in News

By Leanne Italie Associated Press NEW YORK – Healthy food and plenty of exercise. The challenges military families face. Education for girls around the globe. The feel-good initiatives of first […]

Michelle Obama joins Hillary Clinton on campaign trail for first time

October 28, 2016 in News

WASHINGTON (AP) — As first ladies they could hardly have been more different. But as Democrats looking to fire up female voters, Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton were firmly bonded […]

DNC 2016: Bernie Sanders, Michelle Obama thrill convention crowd on Day 1

July 26, 2016 in News

PHILADELPHIA — Seeking to bridge deep Democratic divides, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced his former rival Hillary Clinton Monday night as a champion for the same economic causes that enlivened his […]

JSU graduates absorb Obama’s message

April 28, 2016 in Education, News

By Shanderia K. Posey Editor She hasn’t seen it yet, but somebody somewhere has a photo of Charence Higgins, Miss Jackson State University 2015-2016, greeting First Lady Michelle Obama prior […]

Michelle Obama urges grads to vote to protect civil rights

April 25, 2016 in Education, News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS   JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama told graduates of a historically black university in Mississippi on Saturday that “the power of voting is real […]

Michelle Obama to speak at Jackson State

April 4, 2016 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire First Lady Michelle Obama will reportedly be the commencement speaker for Jackson State University’s ceremony set for 10 a.m. April 23, at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium. […]

Obama celebrates Black History Month, ahead of Selma visit

February 27, 2015 in News

By STACY A. ANDERSON WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday celebrated what he called “the central role that African-Americans have played in every aspect of American life.”Obama was joined […]

African Americans in Mississippi and nation benefit from health care reform

December 19, 2013 in Health, News

By Lonnie Ross Online Editor                       Efforts continue at local and national levels to inform more people about the benefits […]