What was billed as an afternoon with two brand-new young, progressive mayors recently elected to serve two of the blackest cities in America quickly turned into a perfect example of how new ideas, radical thinking and a new guard of black leadership are changing the political landscape for African-American voters.
Jackson Public Schools remain closed due to low water pressure—or no water at all—in outdated school infrastructures, and many students are left wondering how they will eat during the day.
It is debatable whether the unexpected snow hitting the South, including Jackson, Miss., affected attendance at the grand opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the Museum of Mississippi History more than Donald Trump’s appearance Saturday.
A Mississippi grand jury on Wednesday indicted Byron McBride, 19, on charges of capital murder and possession of a stolen car in the May 18 slaying of 6-year-old Kingston Frazier, WJTV-TV reports.
Whenever I am the victim of a property crime, the first thing I want to do is whip someone’s ass. If the police called me right now and told me they’d recovered my brand-new MacBook Pro that someone in Southwest Airlines’ baggage department stole from my bag a year ago, and gave me the choice between punching the…
Authorities in Jackson, Miss., are investigating two separate crime scenes that appear to be connected … or not, as it happens.
Chokwe Antar Lumumba, 34—son of the late Jackson, Miss., Mayor Chokwe Lumumba and community activist Nubia Lumumba—is the new mayor-elect of Jackson, Miss., beating Republican challenger Jason Wells in a landslide victory.
Updated Thursday, May 18, 2017, 9:14 p.m. EDT: Three suspects have been taken into custody in the shooting death of 6-year-old Kingston Frazier. They will be charged with capital murder, says Madison County, Miss., District Attorney Michael Guest.
The votes are in. Winning over 55 percent of the vote against eight other candidates, attorney Chokwe Antar Lumumba, 34—son of the late Jackson, Miss., Mayor Chokwe Lumumba and community activist Nubia Lumumba—has won the Jackson Democratic mayoral primary race.