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Woman Given 8 Years in Slaying of Mississippi Black Man
Two young white women, part of a group who repeatedly searched Mississippi's capital city for black...


FBI Says Family Given Autopsy Results in Mississippi Hanging
The FBI says it has discussed autopsy results with the family of a black man found hanging from a t...


Rick Ray Fired From Mississippi State
Head coach let go after Bulldogs finish season at 13-19....


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...


Jackson, Mississippi Mayor Chokwe Lumumba Dies Suddenly at 66
Jackson, Mississippi, Mayor Chokwe Lumumba is the city's second mayor to die in office in recent ye...


B.B. King Public Viewing to be Held in Las Vegas
Fans will be able to pay final respects this Friday, ahead of private burial in Mississippi....


Big K.R.I.T. on B.B. King: 'It Was an Honor to Have Met and Worked With Such a Genuine Soul'
K.R.I.T. reminisces on the blues legend....


Roger Ebert's Widow Producing Film About Emmett Till
Movie will adapt 14-year-old victim's mother's autobiography....


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...


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: 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....


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...


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...


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...

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