Program honors icons of Black History in state By Natalie Bell Contributing Writer For one amazing evening Feb. 11, family and friends, distinguished guests and members of the public joined New Hope Baptist Church in […]
By Jackie Hampton
Several local politicians and dignitaries attended the 15th annual Black History month program at Lester Elementary School on Valentine’s Day. Jackson Public School Superintendent Cedrick Gray was also in attendance.
Senator Hillman Frazier, guest speaker for the morning event, said “I have never seen so many politicians in one setting at one time – when it was not about running for office.”…. […]
School founded in 1907 for Blacks By Natalie Bell Special to The Mississippi Link The incredible resilience of black Mississippians in the era of racial segregation still resonates at Prentiss Normal and Industrial Institute, a […]