Category : Southeast

by Editor Admin - 4 days ago

High School Coach Charged With Sexual Misconduct

REGINALD LAWRENCE & A 48-year-old high school coach was arrested Tuesday and charged with sexual misconduct. He is alleged to have had a sexual relationship with a former student. Reginald Lawrence is a Student Success Coach at Tampa Bay Technic...

by Editor Admin - 4 days ago

Jackson mayor puts in new mask ordinance

By Morgan Bridgeman, Intern, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba, mayor of Jackson, MS, has recently put into place a new face mask ordinance for Jackson residents. Lumumba announced his new face mask plan at a press conference Tuesday, June 30, 2020. The ord...

by Editor Admin - 4 days ago

BLM Birmingham Looking To Build Statewide Chapters

By Ameera Steward For the Birmingham Times From left: Jilisa Milton, Cara McClure and Eric Hall, co-founders, Black Lives Matter Birmingham. (Amarr Croskey, For The Birmingham Times) Upcoming goals for BLM Birmingham include work on a people’s budge...

by Editor Admin - 4 days ago

Drew: To Mask or Not to Mask?

By Samuetta Hill Drew As the Coronavirus COVID – 19 continues to rapidly spread throughout parts of our country at increasingly higher rates this summer and in increasingly wider age populations, many government officials have implemented a mandator...

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Malveaux: Symbols, Statues and Substance

By Julianne Malveaux Socially isolated and alone in my home, I lifted my fist into the air when I learned that the Mississippi legislature voted to remove the Confederate stars and bars from their flag.  As NACCP President Derrick Jackson said, R...