This Fourth of July

By Dr. John E. Warren Publisher This Fourth of July holds double meaning as we celebrate America’s Independence and the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The great tragedy is ...

Letter to the Editor

By C. Kahalifa King Dear Editor: Generally, I do not have much to say to folks regarding certain issues that negatively impact our community. Largely in part because I believe it just falls on deaf ears of ...

Race to the Bottom

By James Clingman Commentary If you and your children were sitting at the dinner table, with no food and no prospects for getting any, what would you say to them and what would you do? Would you tell them t...

Freedom Summer – 50 years Later

George E. Curry Commentary The 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer is being commemorated this week in Mississippi and it provides the perfect backdrop to reflect on the transformation of not only Mississippi...