Mississippi Resists Pressure To Remove Confederate Flag

After white nationalists marched with the Confederate battle flag last weekend amid violent demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, critics said the identical emblem should be removed from Mississippi’s flag.  This is the second time in two years that the issue has been presented. So far, Mississippi has resisted. Mississippi is the last state with a …Read More

A Mississippi High School’s First Black Valedictorian Forced to Share Title With White Student

A Mississippi mother is taking legal action against her daughter’s school district after her child was forced to share her high school’s valedictorian title with a White student who earned a lower GPA, reports the New York Daily News. According to the outlet, 18-year-old Jasmine Shepherd, who is the first Black student in Cleveland High School’s …Read More

Mississippi State Lady Bulldogs Make It To Final Four

The Mississippi State Lady Bulldaogs defeated the Baylor Bears 94-85 Sunday to earn their place in the final four for the first time in the history of the program. Morgan William scored a career-high 41 points. William, a 5-foot-5 guard, was chosen Most Outstanding Player of the regional. She set a school record for …Read More

195 UMMC Employees Lose Job And 85 Positions Eliminated

Due to a 32.7 million dollar budget cut initiated by Governor Phil Bryant, UMMC was forced to let go 195 employees and eliminate 85 unfilled positions. The job cuts were spread throughout UMMC, and a number of faculty members took pay reductions as well. “The people who lost their jobs are good,hardworking people who …Read More