Why the rush to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court? One possible answer to these questions may be a case that is pending on the October docket of ...
The world's largest gulag today is in the United States, where a quarter of the world's prison population is behind bars, and Mississippi is at the heart of that gulag ...
Young men too often grow up in a toxic masculine environment where their friends and even fathers or uncles celebrate some level of abuse. Many are challenged to be macho ...
Given the current crisis associated with widespread opioid abuse, dependence and deaths, Mississippi’s leaders must find an effective and safer alternative to prescribing narcotic medications.
For #BlackGirlMagic in the form of Serena and Naomi to dominate a sport meant for the white upper class is to rage against the mayo-flavored patriarchal machine.
More business partnerships are needed around this city to get things moving in the right direction. We plan to continue to make this happen.
The American prison system is evidence that slavery here never ended; it merely transformed.
If you look at a photo of downtown Jackson from 50 years ago, the neighborhood today is very different. Many of the businesses that used to be there are now ...
Proponents of the "One Lake" project on the Pearl River have a high bar to clear, and I don't think they're doing it yet. Their problem is simple: lack of ...
We can understand the need to protect officers and their families, but it is not acceptable to allow it based on a reason shrouded in secrecy.
it is clear that Hurst’s strategy to combat violence and criminality in the capital city is misguided, flawed and is a failed strategy on arrival. Jacksonians need to reject EJECT.
The Jackson Free Press, and its editors and journalists, have come under fire many times since we launched 16 years ago in Mississippi's capital city.
"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 ...
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