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The 'Obama Effect' and the Jackson Mayoral Race

As local news stations and media outlets continually display nefarious activities committed by young African American men, it’s refreshing to witness young African American men being featured for reasons other than criminal wrongdoing.
  April 22

Arts Film Books Art Theater

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‘Budapest Hotel’ is a Grand Time

The rare talent of writer/director Wes Anderson is back at work with his latest film, "The Grand Budapest Hotel."
  April 9

Life+Style Fly!Style Body+Soul Good Hitched Home & Garden

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A Beautiful Blend

The best weddings combine personal aspects into something fully unique to the couple. When Setu Raval wed Zach Seivers, the occasion incorporated Indian culture, southern family values, cinematic flair, and family and friends from around the world.
  April 2

Sports Bryan's Rant The Slate

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Bryan's Rant

Yet Another Football Scandal

Over the weekend, Missouri star receiver Dorial Green-Beckham was kicked off the Tigers football team. Green-Beckham was accused of breaking into an 18-year-old Missouri student's apartment while looking for his girlfriend and of pushing the young woman down a flight ...
  April 16


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Person of the Day

Chris Penczak

While the Mississippi Legislature was polishing its Religious Freedom Restoration Act (which opponents say opens doors to legal discrimination for religious reasons), Christopher Penczak and other believers of a mostly misunderstood and reviled faith—Wicca—planned a workshop.
  April 22