Category : Mississippi

Southeast / Mississippi - 2 days ago

JSU engineeering grad Lynn excelling at Nissan

By Othor Cain, Editor, and Cianna Hope Reeves, JSU Student Intern, Nissan of Canton Engineer Ayanna Lynn of Indianola, Miss. With the hope of playing professional basketball in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) since childhood, Ay...

Southeast / Mississippi - 5 days ago

Incredibles 2

Film Review by Kam Williams Parr Family Back to Battle Diabolical Villain Hypnotizing Humanity It’s hard to fathom why it has taken Disney and Pixar 14 years to release a follow-up to The Incredibles. After all, it not only won the Academy Award f...

Southeast / Mississippi - 1 week ago

CEO Carol Burger celebrates decades of service

By Cianna Hope Reeves, JSU Student Intern, Retiring United Way CEO and President Carol Burger After serving the local community for 34 years, Carol Burger is stepping out of her position as chief executive officer and president of United Way of th...

Southeast / Mississippi - 1 week ago

Tag

Film Review by Kam WilliamsBFFs Play Cutthroat Version of Kids Game in Fact-Based Cat-and-Mouse Comedy As kids, five BFFs from Spokane, Washington began playing Tag with no idea that, over the intervening years, an innocuous children’s game might g...

Southeast / Mississippi - 2 weeks ago

Anthony Bourdain

The “Parts Unknown” Interview with Kam Williams (Reprinted from 2014) A Treasured Tete-a-Tete with the Late Great Chef Chef, author and world traveler Anthony Bourdain was an outspoken trailblazer with unique insights about food, culture and curre...

Southeast / Mississippi - 4 weeks ago

Fear can immobilize you

Fear can immobilize you Dr. E. Faye Williams / May 24, 2018Share this article: Every time we turn on television, we hear “Breaking News” and it’s always something worse than the last news. It’s beginning to make many fearful of what could possibly...

Southeast / Mississippi - 1 month ago

Carter & June

Film Review by Kam Williams Bank Heist Dramedy Has Shades of Baby Driver Baby Driver was this critic’s pick for the #1 movie of 2017. It never takes very long for idea-bereft Hollywood to imitate a big hit. Exhibit A: Carter & June, a bank robb...

Southeast / Mississippi - 1 month ago

The Gospel According to André

Film Review by Kam Williams Riveting Retrospective Chronicles Career of Flamboyant Fashionista André Leon Talley was born on October 16, 1949 in Washington, DC, but raised in Durham, NC by his maternal grandmother, Bennie Davis. Even though she wa...

Southeast / Mississippi - 1 month ago

George Takei

The “American” Interview with Kam Williams Legendary Thespian Reflects on Mistreatment of Japanese-Americans during WWII Despite an enviable career spanning six decades, George Takei remains best- known around the world for his founding role in th...

Southeast / Mississippi - 1 month ago

Pope Francis: A Man of His Word

Film Review by Kam Williams Papal Profile Paints Intimate Portrait of the People’s Pontiff Who is Pope Francis? Baptized Jorge Mario Bergoglio, he was born in Argentina on December 17, 1936. He would follow his calling at an early age by entering...