PJ Morton: #BuyBacktheBlock
PJ Morton is a New Orleans-native musician, songwriter, vocalist and record producer. He was formerly a keyboardist and vocalist for Maroon 5 from 2012 to 2014 and was nominated for ...
Best of Jackson 2019: Community and Culture
We here at the Jackson Free Press like to keep our focus on local: local people, local business, local food—you get the idea. There’s nothing to us more local than ...
Finding the Lost Battalion
The stuff of legends! There are many books and movies about the six days of hell the Lost Battalion endured.
Bringing the River Back to Life
The Mississippi River Basin Model, a National Civil Engineering Landmark, is in bad shape; however, compared to the last time I wrote about it for the Jackson Free Press, it ...
Got Melanin? CultureSnap Evolving Black Hashtags
Almost three years ago, Jackson native Frederick Burns decided that the black community needed its own social-media app using the words and phrases popular in the world of Black Twitter, ...
Best of Jackson 2017: Community & Culture
In the world of Top-40 radio, Y101 is one of the stations that stands out, and not just because it earned two Best of Jackson titles, Best Radio Personality and ...
So You’re Single on Valentine’s Day ... Try the Best
For single people, Valentine's Day may not be all it's cracked up to be. But that doesn't mean you can't celebrate the holiday anyway.
Creative Date Nights
Surprise your Valentine with a different date night than the usual. Take a walk on the wild side and remember: Food is always a winning option.
Love after Losing
I lost my boyfriend at 30 years old. We had been looking at engagement rings the day before he died. The space the loss left in my heart was immeasurable.
What inspires a young man to climb on the back of an ill-tempered, 1,500-pound Brahman bull? For veteran rodeo clown Lecile Harris, it was watching the bull riders at an ...