ShaWanda Jacome | Staff | Jackson Free Press | Jackson, MS

ShaWanda Jacome

Recent Commentary

Editor's Note

The Greatest Cause

It was my final semester in college, and I arrived in the Pendleton Learning Center for BA 465, Human Relations and Values. The class would help me finish my graduation ...

More commentary

Recent Stories

Tease photo Health Care

Honor in Nursing

University of Mississippi Medical Center presented Peggy "Denise" Adams with the 2014 Excellence in Nursing award May 7 at the Norman C. Nelson Student Union.

Tease photo Theater

Five Nuns Walk into a Bar ...

From Sally Field as the "Flying Nun" to Whoopi Goldberg in the "Sister Act" franchise, nuns hold a special place in our collective hearts. Black Rose Theatre will tap into ...

Tease photo Wellness

Active and Adventurous

Camp Tiger Tails on the Jackson State University campus is the just the right cure for summer time boredom.

Tease photo Theater

‘Ogres Are Like Onions’

Who could have predicted that when "Shrek" came out in 2001, the inverse fairy tale would captivate audiences so? The animated film spawned three more movies and, now, a theater ...

Tease photo Theater

Jesus in the La-Z-Boy

Grilled catfish, watermelon donkeys and Jesus in a La-Z-Boy might not be what you envision while reading the story of Martha and Mary, but it's exactly what you will find ...

Tease photo Cover

An Apology from Mother to Son

Here are some tips from psychotherapist Anne Toles, who works at Watershed Counseling Associates in Jackson, about asking your child for forgiveness.

Tease photo Style

Welcome, Amigos

It's not every day that Capitol and State streets transform into a colorful fiesta with fragrant smells of carne asada, elote grilling and the aria of mariachi music lingering in ...

Tease photo Style

Walk to Fight for Lupus

After awareness walks and runs for many illnesses, but none in Mississippi for lupus, Krystal Knight began to organize the first annual Fight 4 Lupus Walk.

Tease photo Events

Comfort in Tradition

The winter holidays and their emphasis on tradition are a comfort for many people in an age where people's lives are increasingly busy and ever changing.

Tease photo Art


“Chicago the Musical” comes to Jackson Nov. 5 and 6.

More stories