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Anne Moody, Mississippi Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 74
She was one of a few students who staged a sit-in at a Woolworth's in Jackson, Miss....


Three Sentenced to Prison in Slaying of Black Man in Mississippi
Three people have been sentenced to federal prison following a hate-crimes investigation stemming f...


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....


Mississippi Failed to Spend Nearly $1 Billion on Katrina Relief
Despite millions of dollars in federal funds available to Mississippi for rebuilding after the 2005...


Family of Killed Mayoral Candidate in Mississippi Seeks Answers
The family of Marco McMillian, considered the first openly gay candidate for office in 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: 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....


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


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...


Big K.R.I.T. Announces Release of New Album, CADILLACTICA
A 35-second trailer introduces Mississippi rapper's sophomore LP....


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...


Commentary: #BlackLivesMatter and Our Fight to End AIDS
Feb. 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day....


Mississippi River Crests in Memphis
Mother Nature continued to show her power Tuesday as the Mississippi River crested in Memphis, Tenn...


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

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