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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: Aug. 18, 1963
James Meredith became the first African-American student to graduate from the University of Mississ...


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


Mississippi College Disciplines Students Who Yelled Racist Chant During Basketball Game
Five students at the University of Southern Mississippi are kicked off the pep band for their taunt...


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


Noose Tied on Ole Miss Integration Statue
The FBI on Tuesday was helping investigate who tied a noose around the neck of a University of Miss...


Ole Miss Riots Over Obama Win
After Tuesday’s election was called in favor of President Obama, a group of students at the Univers...


Search on for Mississippi Black College Presidents
Mississippi hires executive search firm to find Black college presidents....


Ole Miss picks bear for new, un-Confederate mascot
It took seven years | but the University of Mississippi has a substitute for a beloved and reviled ...


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...


Obesity Very High in 13 States, Mainly in The South
A national telephone survey found 13 states with very high rates of obesity last year. Overall, the...


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


Sister's Kidney Donation Condition of Miss. Parole
JACKSON, Miss. – For 16 years, sisters Jamie and Gladys Scott have shared a life behind bars ...


Jailed Sisters Freed but Must Trade Kidney
JACKSON, Miss. – A South Dakota governor once commuted the sentences of 36 criminals — ...


Sorority Sisters Placed on Probation for Dressing in Blackface
When will people learn that blackface isn't funny, humorous or clever?...


Alcorn State University Blazes Path for HBCUs
Leaders at the university make an ambitious overhaul in operations to attract more students and rai...


Mississippi Mayor Johnny DuPree Discusses Quest for the Governor’s Mansion
Despite being a long shot, Mayor Johnny DuPree says he is qualified to run the state of Mississippi...


J. Cole Announces College Tour With Big K.R.I.T.
The BET Music Matters alum team up for a 13-city run....


Study: Black Boys at Risk for Self-Harm
A recent study of Mississippi adolescents sheds light on an alarming trend among African-American b...


KKK Plans to Protest at Ole Miss Over Song, Chant
KKK Plans to Protest at Ole Miss Over Song | Chant...

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