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Civil Rights

Backward Toward Selma

Macye Chatman was a wide-eyed, Tennessee-bred, 19-year-old Tuskegee student in 1965 who turned civil-rights activist after seeing the level of racism and segregation practiced in the Deep South.
  March 27

Arts Film Books Art Theater

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Art

The New Captain America

As part of a tour that included museum exhibits, film festivals and the 2011 New York Comic Con, software analyst and cartoonist Singh presented a lecture, "Cartoons, Turbans & Superheroes: An American Tale," at the Millsaps College Academic Complex on ...
  March 25

Music Music Listings Local Bands

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Music

Becoming Kid Twist

Oxford, Miss., singer and guitarist Tyler Keith is best known to Jackson audiences for leading straightforward, rowdy rock-n-roll bands, including The Preacher's Kids and his current group, Tyler Keith and the Apostles.
  March 25

Sports Bryan's Rant The Slate

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Sports

The Business They Chose

When I heard the news that Mississippi State University athletic director Scott Stricklin had fired basketball coach Rick Ray after just three seasons, ideas from two of the most acclaimed productions in film and TV history, Francis Ford Coppolla's "The ...
  March 25

People

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Person of the Day

Jay Dean

Jay Dean, 62, understands the importance of his role as artistic director of the Mississippi Opera. He served in the position from 2010-2012 before taking a sabbatical, and he returned for the 2014-2015 season.
  March 27