Nissan charged with violating labor laws at Mississippi plant

December 7, 2015 in Business

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board is charging Nissan Motor Co. and a contract worker agency with violating workers’ rights at the company’s Mississippi plant. Filed Monday, […]

Latinfest becomes largest Latino festival in Mississippi

October 22, 2015 in Business, News

October is Hispanic Heritage Month By Ayesha K. Mustafaa Editor October is Hispanic Heritage Month, and a festival celebrating this rapidly growing sector of not only American society but also […]

Nissan awards $89,360 grant funds in innovative learning opportunities for Mississippi students

September 10, 2015 in Business, Education

The Mississippi Link Newswire Nissan and BankPlus announced August 31, 2015 that the companies will award 34 grants totaling $89,360 to fund creative educational projects taught by teachers in the […]

Nissan gives $500,000 to Mississippi history museums

April 28, 2015 in Business

CANTON, Miss. (AP) – Nissan Motor Co. is donating $500,000 to help fund exhibits and a dining area at two Mississippi history museums being built in downtown Jackson. The Japanese […]

Nissan supplier efforts key to more Mississippi output

December 25, 2014 in Business

CANTON, Mississippi (AP) — The old shipping racks at the Nissan Motor Co. supplier say “Topre, Cullman, AL.” The new ones say “Topre, Canton, MS.” That’s because Topre America’s robots, […]

Nissan recalls 52,000 vehicles for faulty air bags, Mississippi among affected states

November 11, 2014 in Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Nissan announced Saturday that it is recalling more than 52,000 vehicles for passenger air bags that can explode with too much force and send shards of […]

Mississippi among states affected by U.S. government’s raised air bag warning on 7.8M vehicles

October 23, 2014 in Business, News

DETROIT -(AP) – The U.S. government is telling 3 million more car owners to get their air bags repaired immediately, but its message has generated some confusion about which cars […]

Mississippi Alliance for Fairness at Nissan brings Danny Glover to town

January 31, 2013 in News, Top Stories

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa


Danny Glover came to town Tuesday night, Jan. 29, 2013, to join with the Mississippi Alliance for Fairness at Nissan (MAFFAN), the Mississippi Student Justice Alliance (MSJA) along with political, religious and community leaders from across the state.

The objective announced was to “build a growing coalition of Nissan workers and religious, civic, student and community groups to expand Nissan workers’ rights onto a global audience.”….