Opinion Editorials Letters

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Editor's Note

Of Charles Barbour, TEDx Jackson and Decent Role Models

Simple facts about what built today's inequality are not discussed by people like Charles Barbour. They still use the same old-school scare tactics that should offend white voters because they assume we're too dumb to see through the lies and ...
  Nov. 19

Music Music Listings Local Bands

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Kudzu Kings: Different Kind of Gumbo

From 1994 to 2003, the Kudzu Kings were Mississippi roots-rock royalty, performing with popular acts such as Widespread Panic and featuring guest musicians including Cody Dickinson of the North Mississippi Allstars and Bucky Baxter, pedal-steel guitarist for Bob Dylan.
  Nov. 25


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Person of the Day

Doris Whitaker

The word pastoral has several meanings. In one sense, the word means to give spiritual or religious guidance. In another way, it evokes the shepherding of grazing animals. Doris Whitaker, the head chaplain at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, ...
  Nov. 26