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Legislative Update: Fetal Heartbeats, Teacher Pay, Tort Reform

Daniella Dismuke-Roja is an activist who is challenging laws that she believes threaten the rights of Mississippians. On March 14, she traveled to Jackson and joined a group of Democratic state legislators and Planned Parenthood activists to protest the state's ...

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‘Why Can’t I Break That Barrier?’: The JFP Interview with AG Hopeful Jennifer Riley Collins

During our afternoon interview with Jennifer Riley Collins in downtown Jackson, she explained why she believes she is up to the momentous task of becoming the first African American woman ever to win a statewide office, and what she believes ...

Jacksonian

John Spann

When Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Curator of Education John Spann was in high school, history came easy to him. "It wasn't like geometry or anything, and I got it," he says.

Business

OPINION: Lessons to Learn From Nissan

Unless workers unionize, companies operate as dictatorships, where the businesses will sacrifice workers' livelihoods, pantries, mortgages, car payments, medical bills and other needs for the bottom line.

Music

Josh Journeay’s ‘Down the Road’ Makes Waves

Just two days after local musician Josh Journeay, 26, released his first solo album "Down the Road," on Feb. 12, 2019, the five-track EP reached No. 7 on the iTunes country music charts.

Music Listings

1908 Provisions - Dan Gibson 6:30 p.m.

Alumni House - Larry Brewer 5:30 p.m.

Bonny Blair's, Brandon - '80s Night: Brian Jones 7 p.m.

Char - Tommie Vaughn 6 p.m.

Drago's - Chad Perry 6 p.m.

Hal & Mal's - Ledford Family Band

Kathryn's - Gator Trio 6:30 p.m.

Martin's - Joey Harkum Band 8 p.m.

Pelican Cove - Larry Brewer

Shucker's - Sonny Brooks & Friends 7:30 p.m.

Table 100 - Andy Henderson 6 p.m.