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5 Things to Know about Acacia Clark, Freelance Photographer

Five things to know about Jackson Free Press freelance photographer Acacia Clark.

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Five Things to Know About Seyma Bayram, JFP City Reporter

"In my position, I ask people questions, listen, read a lot, file public-records requests, attend public meetings—and try to translate all of this into coherent stories with the goal of ...

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EDITOR'S NOTE: In Love, Life and Work, Do the Right Thing and Wait

"The word 'power is often misused. It's not about money or controlling everything. To me, showing unconditional love for a partner, a city, a state or a nation through the ...

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EDITOR'S NOTE: A Series of Very Fortunate Events; My First JFP-iversary

"Today marks a year since I began working for the Jackson Free Press. Much has happened since I meekly walked through that door. Before I get into that, though, allow ...

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The Most Intriguing of 2019

These are not necessarily people who did positive things, although many did. They are Mississippians who emerged as the most interesting and who caused a lot of conversation in the ...

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EDITOR'S NOTE: Meet the Mississippi Free Press, Focused on Causes and Solutions

The need for a new moral and cultural compass is why I and my co-founder Kimberly Griffin are announcing a new media project today called the Mississippi Free Press, which, ...

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EDITOR'S NOTE: Stepping into a Mentor's Shoes, Hoping They Fit

"As future-oriented as I am, I understood early on that I needed to work really hard in school to help me achieve my goal. ... I continue to learn my ...

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JFP Origin and History Quiz

The first person who emails all the correct answers to [email protected] gets $50 in local gift cards.

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EDITOR'S NOTE: Jackson Lessons Learned As I Say Goodbye

"As of this publication, I must say my goodbye as I leave to start a new job at Teen Health Mississippi. Thank you, Jackson. And thanks to all of my ...

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PUBLISHER'S NOTE: The Press Still Rolls as the JFP Enters Our 18th Year

This issue we celebrate moving into our 18th year of publishing as a voice for Jacksonians who want to see progress in the capital city and the Magnolia State. It's ...

2019 Best of Jackson Party

The 2019 Best of Jackson party on Jan. 27 was a hit. Everyone came decked ...

Photos of the week: Oct. 16 - 22

See the photos and read the stories from this week's issue.