50th anniversary in the works…Mississippi Freedom Summer 1964 – 2014

December 19, 2013 in News

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa Editor Mayor Chokwe Lumumba put his backing for the 50th Anniversary of the Mississippi Freedom Summer when, according to the planners, “… in 1964, more than […]

Mississippi chapter of Alzheimer’s Association surpasses goals

September 20, 2013 in Health, News, Top Stories

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa


According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s today. Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Its symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks. Memory loss is the most severe and recognizable symptom…