By Lonnie Ross Online Editor Young makes history as the first Mississippi pastor to head the largest African American religious organization in the U.S. The pastor of New Hope Baptist Church located in Jackson Mississippi […]
Interview with Pastor Jerry Young of 100-year-old New Hope Church By Ayesha K. Mustafaa Editor and Jackie Hampton Publisher New Hope Baptist Church is celebrating its 100th year, 1913-2013, with reflection on its centennial legacy, […]
By Ayesha K. Mustafaa
Females only – third and fifth graders, students of color, from Jackson Public Schools and surrounding area have a friend in the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).
While the NSBE acknowledges that a significant disparity persists in the STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics – participation rates among African Americans, it has not taken this bleak assessment lying down…. […]
By Joy Brashears
and Ayesha K. Mustafaa
Special to The Mississippi Link
On Thursday, Feb. 28, New Hope Baptist Church culminated its month long celebration of Black History month, themed “Back in the Day,” with a tribute to Medgar Wiley Evers. Mrs. Myrlie Evers-Williams also was honored. Dr. Tonya Moore, the niece of Medgar, was the moderator.
Giving remarks were Medgar’s daughter Reena Evers-Everette and his brother Charles Evers. The children of New Hope brightened the program with their lively performances, including the song “Kum Ba Yah.”…. […]
Funeral services set for Monday, June 18 by Gail M. Brown Editor Longtime Jackson resident Bernice Mae Allen Stimley died Wednesday morning, June 13, in a Jackson-area hospital. Stimley was 103-years-old. A native of Meehan […]