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Duvalier Malone at Tougaloo, International Percussion Festival and Margaret Tullos Field Symposium

Duvalier Malone at Tougaloo, International Percussion Festival and Margaret Tullos Field Symposium

Community activist, motivational speaker and author Duvalier Malone spoke at Tougaloo College on Wednesday, Feb. 13, as part of its "Real Talk" spring
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Dem Lt. Gov. Hopeful Voted for Abortion Ban So White Dems Don't Go Extinct

Hit with a wave of anger from his own party after he voted for a bill that essentially bans abortions after six weeks, Mississippi House Rep. Jay Hughes offered a defense: He did it
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Chelsea Causey

Jackson State University women's basketball team is hitting its stride at the right time. The Tigers are on a five-game winning streak and have not lost since Jan. 21 when they played against Texas S…
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Open Letter: To The Citizens of Hinds County and Beyond

My name is Tyrone Lewis and this letter is another step toward regaining something that was maliciously taken from me: my good name and reputation. From 1983-2015, I served you as a Jackson Police Of…
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Justice served for former Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis

By Othor Cain, Editor, "I stood up against lies to reclaim my good name and reputation in this community," said former Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis, after a Hinds County Chancery Court judge…
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Commentary: Justin Fairfax deserves a fair hearing

By Frederick H. Lowe, TriceEdneyWire.com, Justin Fairfax, the lieutenant governor of Virginia, has asked the FBI to investigate allegations by two women that he sexually assaulted them. The alleged a…
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Tate Reeves Spoke at Event Where 'Yankees' Were Compared to 'Nazis'

Tate Reeves Spoke at Event Where 'Yankees' Were Compared to 'Nazis'

Surrounded by cotton and Confederate flags, Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves praised the Sons of
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State May Block Naming Jackson Officers Involved in Shootings

The public-transparency efforts of the City of Jackson in the last
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Delinquent Water Customers Seeing Turn-offs As City Copes With Deficits

This week the City of Jackson starting making good on recent warnings with water shut-offs for approximately 20,000 customers who
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Mississippi Gem and Mineral Society Show, Mississippi Scholastic Art Awards and Reunion Golf & Country Club

The Mississippi Gem and Mineral Society will hold its 60th annual show at the Mississippi
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Hood: Judge Tate Reeves for 'Rebel Flags,' Not Frat's College Blackface

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood "did all kinds of stupid things in college," but he is "sure" wearing blackface
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AmericanTowns PR Tool: Getting publicity for your Jackson organization has never been easier

If your nonprofit group in Jackson is looking to let the community know about an upcoming event, activity or initiative, our PR Tool is here to help! Here's how it works: when you post informati…
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'Landowners' Tort Reform Bill Would Mean 'Safe Zones' for Crime, Critics Say

'Landowners' Tort Reform Bill Would Mean 'Safe Zones' for Crime, Critics Say

Mississippi senators delighted the business community last
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10 Local Stories of the Week

There's never a slow news week in Jackson, Miss., and last week was no exception. Here are the
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Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves' Fraternity Wore Black Face, Hurled the N-Word at Black Students

As a student at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves participated in a fraternity known for blackface,
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