Category : Mississippi

Southeast / Mississippi - 1 month ago

Budget dispute goes to 1 judge in Hinds County

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) _ Mississippi Republican legislative leaders helped defeat a 2015 education initiative by arguing that if someone sued the state over school funding, one judge in Hinds [...] The post Budge...

Southeast / Mississippi - 1 month ago

A Warrior for Freedom

By Connie F. Smith-Lindsey, Guest Contributor, Oh Freedom, Oh Freedom And before I’ll be a slave I’d be buried in my grave  And go home to my lord and be free From Brown Chapel A.M.E. [...] The post A Warrior for Freedom appeared first on The Mississ...

Southeast / Mississippi - 1 month ago

Rep. John Lewis

By Edelia Dr. Jay Carthan, Contributing Writer, John Lewis was only 21 years-old in the famous mugshot seen around the world when he was arrested in Jackson, Mississippi for using a restroom labeled “whites only.” [...] The post Rep. John Lewis appea...

Southeast / Mississippi - 1 month ago

Commentary: The Boy from Troy

By Emmitt Hayes Jr., Guest Contributor, ‘The boy from Troy’ are words of Martin Luther King Jr.; a playful set of words, loaded with pride. John Lewis was such a regular looking fellow, so unassuming [...] The post Commentary: The Boy from Troy appea...

Southeast / Mississippi - 2 months ago

Zenger movie review: ‘The Old Guard’

Netflix’s latest offering in the superhero genre panders more than it entertains. By Jacob Smith | Edited by Robert George and Allison Elyse Gualtieri | Zenger “The Old Guard” is a film that is so woke, it puts its audience to sleep. Netflix’s attemp...