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2 Men Plead Guilty in 2011 Racial Beatings in Mississippi
John Louis Blalack, 20, and Robert Henry Rice, 21, of Brandon, Mississippi, pleaded guilty to felon...


New Orleans Ninth Ward Targeted for Gentrification
Condos will go up in the area left devastated by Hurricane Katrina....


Black Leaders in Mississippi Say Thad Cochran Should Now Return the Favor
Black leaders in Mississippi say Sen. Thad Cochran should repay the favor after African-Americans h...


Some Black Miss. Voters Cross Party Line for GOP Candidate
Some Black Democrats and independents in Mississippi are planning to vote for incumbent Republican ...


Michael Ealy to Play Civil Rights Activist in New Film
Actor to portray Biloxi doctor who successfully sued Mississippi....


This Day in Black History: Sept. 16, 1925
On Sept. 16, 1925, legendary blues musician Riley “B.B.” King was born on a cotton plantation in It...


University of Mississippi Crowns First Black Homecoming Queen
Courtney Roxanne Pearson is crowned homecoming queen 50 years after the university enrolled its fir...


This Day in Black History: Oct. 1, 1962
James Meredith became the first Black student to register at the University of Mississippi on Oct. ...


This Day in Black History: May 30, 1943
James Chaney, a civil rights activist whose murder by Ku Klux Klansman spurred national outcry, was...


Mixtape Review: Big K.R.I.T., See Me On Top 4
Big K.R.I.T. comes correct on the beats and the mic with latest effort...


DJ Khaled Accused of Jacking Cover Art
Mississippi rapper Kolley says Khaled ripped off image for "They Don't Love You No More" single....


This Day in Black History: March 14, 1977
Voting rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer died on March 14, 1977, in Mound Bayou, Mississippi....


At Ole Miss, Black Students Remain Troubled by Recent Racist Incidents
Black students remain troubled by racist incidents at the University of Mississippi....


How Black Barbershops Are Improving Men’s Heart Health
Mississippi initiative aims at testing men for high blood pressure....


Commentary: Why The “Cured” Baby Won’t Really Impact HIV/AIDS in the U.S.
News of a baby being cured of HIV is hopeful for babies and youth, but the treatment won't cure HIV...


Scientists Say Baby Born With HIV Apparently Cured
A baby born with the virus that causes AIDS appears to have been cured, scientists announced Sunday...


Mississippi Ranks Number One in Obesity
According to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the folks w...


Rae Sremmurd Responds to Kris Kross Comparisons
"No Flex Zone" rhymers don't mind being likened to '90s rap duo....


From Mississippi, Tales of Family Rejection and Government Neglect
HIV/AIDS advocates in Mississippi attended AIDS Action in Mississippi summit to express frustration...


Commentary: Mississippi Hate Crimes Send a Chilling Message
The recent spike in racially motivated attacks tells us that some people would rather resort to vio...

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