Connecting the dots: Players in massive welfare embezzlement case got millions from taxpayers, but helped few

February 13, 2020 in

By Anna Wolfe, Mississippi Today, A downtown Jackson resource center funded by millions of state welfare dollars was quiet Wednesday morning. Blue bins labeled “fresh produce” in a mock farmers […]

IHL Board of Trustees names Thomas Hudson as JSU’s acting president

February 13, 2020 in

Jackson State University, The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning named Thomas Hudson as Acting President of Jackson State University at its meeting held Monday in Jackson, […]

Just like he arrived; he leaves under a cloud of suspicion – Bynum out at Jackson State University after arrest

February 13, 2020 in

By Othor Cain, Editor, Amid widespread criticism, William Bynum Jr., 57, was named  the 11th president of Jackson State University in 2017 by the Board of Trustees of the Institutions […]

Local businessman receives Vietnam Pin of Service

February 5, 2020 in

By Jackie Hampton, Publisher, The Mississippi Link, David Walker, director of the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center, said just prior to pinning Socrates Garrett, president & CEO of Garrett […]

‘The Untold Stories of African Americans’ applies a JSU perspective to black history

February 5, 2020 in

Jackson State University, Jackson State University’s Department of Art and Theatre, Department of Music and Student Government Association, have partnered together to present “The Untold Stories of African Americans: A […]

Black women leading Mike Bloomberg’s presidential campaign in Mississippi

February 5, 2020 in

By Sam Hall, Bloomberg Campaign, When Mike Bloomberg decided to run for president, he decided to take an unconventional path. If he was going to run for president of the […]

Dr. King celebration not a day off but a day to reflect

January 10, 2013 in News, Top Stories

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa

Editor

As a national holiday, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is celebrated every year on the third Monday of January; his actual birthday is Jan. 15. While federal offices, banks, schools and businesses close out of respect for Dr. King’s leadership in the Civil Rights Movement, many have plans to take this not as a day off but as a time to reflect on the principles he espoused and on what needs to be done to complete his dream….

Hinds County Supervisor Anderson on the job Monday morning

January 10, 2013 in News, Top Stories

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa

Editor

At the regular meeting of Hinds County Board of Supervisors, Monday, Jan. 7, all cameras were focused on Supervisor Doug Anderson. He rescinded his planned retirement on Dec. 31, 2012, one day before it was to take effect.

His retirement was based on “health concerns” as given in a statement submitted by his daughter, Jackie Anderson Woods of Atlanta….