Organizers of Walk to End Alzheimer’s: ‘Keep the robber at bay’

September 19, 2012 in Health, News, Top Stories, Videos

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa
Staff Writer
As the 2012 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Mississippi was set to begin, former editor of The Mississippi Link, Gail Brown, whose father succumbed to this dreaded disease, put out the rallying call:
“Alzheimer’s is like a robber that goes in and out of the homes of families, stealing its victims’ memory and quality of life.” …

From the pages of The Mississippi Link: Gail Brown’s farewell

August 31, 2012 in News, Top Stories

The Mississippi Link Editor, Gail Brown’s going away celebration was held on Friday, August 24. The event was held at The Mississippi Link office location, 2659 Livingston Road in Jackson, Mississippi.
Brown has taken a position as a director of a non profit program located in the Mississippi delta.

Yvette Wilson’s memorial: a party, not a funeral

July 13, 2012 in Entertainment, News

Miss. relatives attend; mother reflects
By Gail M. Brown
Friends, fans, celebrities and relatives were saddened in mid June by the loss of 1990’s “Moesha” sitcom co-star Yvette Wilson. She died of cervical cancer at 48…..

Junior Coach Conference to Celebrate Youth Leaders in Jackson

April 19, 2012 in Education, News, Top Stories

Playworks Jackson uses recess and play to improve student behavior, provide opportunities for social/emotional development and make physical activity fun   JACKSON — Students from seven Jackson Public Schools will […]

APAC to hold reception and awards program Sunday at Mississippi Arts Center

April 19, 2012 in Education, News, Top Stories

A reception and awards program will be held from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at the Mississippi Arts Center to showcase the work of visual arts students at Power APAC.  […]

Mississippi Link Exclusive Video Footage: Michelle Obama visits Jackson School Brinkley in 2010

April 12, 2012 in Education, Health, News, Videos

  Jackson Mississippi school district is the site for the kickoff of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” health initiative. In this Mississippi Link exclusive video, she is seen speaking […]