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By: Gordon Jackson

A highly-heralded HBCU president will soon historically hold one of Mississippi’s top-ranking higher education positions where all major public universities – black and white – will be put under his watchful eye. The Mississippi Board of Trustees of the State’s Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) appointed Alfred Rankins Jr. as...

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Mississippi State Flag Battleground Lines Intensifies on Gulf Coast

By: Gordon Jackson

In a city where many people once looked at as a quiet and friendly multicultural town with an exotic small business and arts community and considered a jewel of South Mississippi, it has found itself inadvertently branded as one of the last bastions of racial intolerance and white supremacy, all...

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“Wakanda” Girls From Across The Country Will Join Nicole Ari Parker As Program Chair Of The At The Well Summer Leadership Academy At Princeton University To Make Their Own Brand Of Magic

New York, NY (BlackNews.com) – Actress Nicole Ari Parker will serve as the Program Chair of the At the Well Young Women’s Leadership Academy to be held at Princeton University on July 22-August 3. The summer enrichment program will empower fierce girls of color to be great leaders not unlike...

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“Black Panther” The Novel, Penned by Mississippi Native

By: Compiled Gordon Jackson

The neutron-bomb explosive success of the movie Black Panther is making black history right before our eyes and has taken on a life of its own that will be ingrained in the fabrics of culture and the arts for future generations. Under the tip of this enormous iceberg have been...