I N M E M O R I A M: Linda Richard Jones

April 11, 2018 in Obituaries

January 22, 1948 – April 2, 2018 On a nice winter day, an angel was born on January 22, 1948 to the late Jim and Gracie Ann Richard. Her name […]

Linda Brown, symbol of landmark desegregation case, dies at 75

March 29, 2018 in News, Obituaries

By Neil Gunslinger Associated Press Linda Brown, whose father objected when she was not allowed to attend an all-white school in her neighborhood and who thus came to symbolize one […]

Melvin Rankin Anderson

March 8, 2018 in Obituaries

March 24, 1955 – February 22, 2018 Melvin Rankin Anderson was born March 24, 1955, to Genola Anderson. He was raised by his beloved grandmother, Leola Anderson, in D’Lo, Mississippi. […]

Tribute to Mother

May 11, 2017 in News, Obituaries

By Emma Harris My mother is no longer close by, nor is she a phone call away, but I want to share a message about her for this Mother’s Day […]

Allen Harper lived his mission: ‘To Protect and Serve’

April 13, 2017 in News, Obituaries

Downtown cop died Friday due to injuries in motorcycle accident By Othor Cain Editor Saturday, April 1, started out as a pretty normal day for Jackson police officer Cpl. Allen […]

In Memoriam: Pamela Parice Curry

April 13, 2017 in News, Obituaries

The Mississippi Link Newswire Pamelia Parice Curry is the oldest daughter of Laura Curry Hough and Chester Curry. She was born in Jackson Mississippi September 18, 1956. She transitioned from […]

In Memoriam: Legendary journalist Claude Lewis dies at age 82

March 23, 2017 in Obituaries

By Enid Doggett NABJ The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) mourns the passing of NABJ founder Claude Lewis, also a founder of the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists (PABJ). […]

Chuck Berry, Rock ‘n’ Roll pioneer, dies at 90

March 23, 2017 in Entertainment, Obituaries

By Jon Pareles Associated Press Chuck Berry, who with his indelible guitar licks, brash self-confi dence and memorable songs about cars, girls and wild dance parties did as much as […]