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Civil Rights

One Night in Ferguson

Ferguson has drawn people from all over the country. A handful of people also reportedly flew in from overseas. I traveled to Ferguson with three activists from Jackson.

Politics

Mississippi Primaries: Open or Not?

Party primaries in Mississippi are considered "open," even though the state's election code states that "no person shall be eligible to participate in any primary election unless he intends to support the nominations made in the primary in which he ...

Jacksonian

Otis Riddley

Otis Riddley's hard work has not gone unnoticed. The former football star became head coach of the Provine football program in February. Former head coach Willie Collins' 30-year tenure with the Rams is now history.

Editor's Note

Time to Reset, White Folks

What's happening in Ferguson isn't pretty, but it had to happen: Police and everyday people cannot keep killing black people for minor, or no, crimes and expect our citizens of color to just keep taking it.

Music

Chasing Edom Grows ‘High Cotton’

If Chasing Edom's debut full-length "High Cotton," tells us one thing, it's that the Brandon, Miss., natives know their strong suits and how to use them. Despite brief bouts of rougher terrain, "High Cotton" proves that waiting can be a ...

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Music Listings

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Burgers & Blues - Jesse "Guitar" Smith 5:30 p.m.

Club Magoo's - Karaoke 8 p.m.

Christ United Methodist Church - All Sons & Daughters 7 p.m.

Fitzgerald's - Johnny Barranco 4:30 p.m.; Hunter Gibson 8 p.m.

Hal & Mal's - Pabst on the Patio 9 p.m.

Hamp's Place - Best in Hip-Hop w/Aziatikk Blakk

Kathryn's - Larry Brewer & Doug Hurd 6:30 p.m.

Last Call - Karaoke

M Bar - 50 Cent Wednesdays w/DJ Durdy Costello 7 p.m. free

Martin's - Ladies Night

McB's - Live Music 8 p.m.

Ole Tavern - Karaoke

One Block East - Trivia Night 7 p.m.; Karaoke 9 p.m.

Pop's Saloon - Ladies Night

Shucker's - Kern Pratt & The Accused 8 p.m.

Underground 119 - Barry Leach Jazz Trio 6:30 p.m. free

University Place - Wine Down Wednesdays/Ladies Night