I’m blessed and honored to have lived in an era when so many great men and women have walked this earth. They are people who have taken risks, and sacrificed everything, sometimes their basic comforts, sometimes their families and sometimes their lives for the greater good.  I don’t know what makes one person upset about […]

Former Ward 2 Councilman and Chokwe Lumumba, 65, is the new mayor of  Jackson, Miss., winning the general election with 87 percent of the vote,…

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered in the tiny Mississippi Delta town of Ruleville to dedicate a statue of civil rights icon Fannie Lou Hamer. Hamer died in 1977. She was known for saying she was "sick and tired of being sick and tired." She drew national attention in 1964 when she and […]