Cyntoia Brown: ‘I Love Every Single Thing About Freedom’
Cyntoia Brown on was sentenced to life as a teen for murdering a man she said had paid her for sex. Now 31, she was released from a Tennessee prison on Aug. 7 and she says “loving every single thing” about life as a free woman. As we previously reported, Brown was released from the Tennessee […]
Tisha Campbell Doesn’t Want Ex-Husband To Profit Off Home Sale
When it comes to divorce, if it’s not custody, it’s assets. That’s where things have settled in the latest chapter of the saga between Duane Martin and Tisha Campbell Martin. While the two were able to come to an agreement about their sons, there is more contention with the sale of their family home. And […]
After Shooting, Clark Atlanta Students Fear For Their Safety [VIDEO]
ATLANTA (AP) — The first day of fall semester brought fear to Clark Atlanta University, where students worried about their safety the day after gunshots were fired into a crowd of 200 people outside the school’s library. Four students were wounded by gunfire after an argument broke out between two groups at a block party […]
Little Known Black History Fact: Dr. Asa Grant Hilliard
Dr. Asa Grant Hilliard, in his words, considered himself “a teacher, a psychologist, and a historian,” first and foremost. The late scholar and proponent of African history and culture was born August 22, 1933 in Galveston, Texas. Hilliard attended the University of Denver, earning his bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate in education from the institution, all […]
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JMCSS policy retreat: Board revises policies on bus safety, vaping on school grounds among two dozen others
The JMCSS leadership team and policy committee updated more than two dozen policies, including bus safety and conduct and vaping on school property.
East Elementary informs students, parents of asbestos material found in the building
East Elementary set home a letter about material containing asbestos being found in the building. The printed email was dated Aug. 1.
Building bridges takes time: What to expect from continuing North Highland construction
The demolition and reconstruction of the Interstate 40 bridge over North Highland Avenue in Jackson will take several months.
Top 10 Jackson area high school football games during Week 1
Our top game for Week 1 of the high school football season is Peabody hosting Milan.