"I fear a return to a time when our rights were considered secondary, if at all."
This is a life that never allows you to truly rest, because there is so much injustice in the world that we need to address.
Real change only comes to those who are open to new people and new ideas. A 6-year-old is a delightful open book, which is why segregated schools, churches and neighborhoods ...
It is next to impossible to spread the word about every single interesting activity going on in Jackson in any given week, but we are sure trying to put a ...
Mississippi is not what it used to be. And yet here we are again, facing the news that the Emmett Till sign that marks the place of his death has ...
The cavalier attitude with which ICE conducts operations should be a cause of concern for us all.
We all aspire to make a difference in our schools and communities by having more opportunities to participate in activities that support our growth and development.
If we want to improve the health outcome of babies and increase the number of those that reach their first birthday and beyond, we must center our efforts on removing ...
Because food has such a presence in our lives, it helps shape our experience in different settings
The Mississippi Youth Media Project, Donna Ladd's passion project with its own newsroom next door to the Jackson Free Press, invites young people of various backgrounds, and doesn't shy away ...
So the big question is, “Will the ‘One Lake’ project be the salvation for Jackson in the event of a massive flood like the Easter Flood of 1979?” Not likely.
For fish and turtle species in flowing river habitats, if something happens to their environment—like a dam turning a flowing river into a stagnant lake—they will likely be lost over ...
OPINION: Trump Administration Implicit or Explicit in the Trafficking and Slavery of Immigrant Children?
Ask yourself, “Why are these children being moved, and why are they being moved to specific locations so far away from the border and their parents?”
Some Jacksonians may not have been familiar with the Poor People's Campaign before a group of protestors burned the state flag in front of the Governor's Mansion on Monday, June ...
Jackson needs people who are willing to do the hard work—to attend city council meetings to see what's happening, to push back when the city's government isn't sticking to their ...
Like his mentor, Eastland, whose long stretch of power included a statewide network of lieutenants, cronies, operatives and ward-heelers who could make or break an upcoming politician’s career, Brad Dye ...
“The delusion of freedom is far more dangerous, Than any jail cell or cramped cages” —G.Be
"Unfortunately, in Mississippi, many people, like my extended family, forget that democratic policies have directly benefited them in the past and continue to today."
Let's jump right to it—we're announcing exciting changes with this issue. We've been planning for months how we will best serve the reader, how we serve local businesses and help ...
The national and even statewide conversation around gun violence and youth circulates around white students in suburban settings. Only when well-to-do white children die at the hands of gun violence ...
- Inequitable Education
- The Wrong Side of History
- Are We Free?
- Gov. Bryant, Don’t Perpetuate the Status Quo
- Feedback: “DJ Young Venom: I Was Kicked Out of Trump Rally for Marvel’s Black Panther Shirt, X Cap” by Onelia Hawa
- Mississippi House Bill 4—The Irony of It All
- Garrett Responds to the JFP
- Your Turn: On the Conditions at East Mississippi Correctional Facility
- Letters to the Editor
- Feedback 8 comments
- Updated: Child Found Dead in Stolen Car, Three Persons of Interest in Custody
- Gov. Bryant Sets Special Session for June 5
- Gov. Bryant Cuts State Budget, The Fourth Time in Current Fiscal Year
- Boil Water Lifted for Most Jackson ZIPs
- Congressman Thompson Asks Dept. of Homeland Security to Free Daniela Vargas