Morial addresses crowd at Jackson Medical Mall Foundation banquet By Janice K. Neal-Vincent, Ph.D. Contributing Writer The center stage of the Jackson Medical Mall Thad Cochran Center was a road of remembrance for Hurricane Katrina and the Jackson community last Thursday evening. While sowing seeds for a brighter future, the annual event yielded to the […]
The Alcorn family congratulates civil rights icon Myrlie Evers for being honored with the National Urban League Civil Rights Award. Mrs. Evers, who serves as Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence at Alcorn State University, accepted the award at the 2013 National Urban League Conference held July 24-27, 2013, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
“We are extremely proud for Professor Myrlie Evers for adding another coveted award to her array of honors,” stated Alcorn President M. Christopher Brown II. “We are grateful for everything Mrs. Evers is doing for the nation and for her invaluable contribution as faculty at Alcorn.”
Health screenings, cooking tips and exercise demonstrations are being offered this month at nutrition fairs in Vicksburg and Jackson.
The free events are sponsored by the National Urban League and Tyson Foods as part of a yearlong project to alleviate hunger for about 19,000 Mississippians