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National Restaurant Association data from 2017 showed that women own more than half of the restaurants in the U.S., though the amount of women chefs... [Read More]
Through Curious Citizens, local creative and organizer daniel johnson wants people to activate people to find ways to participate in local government. [Read More]
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When Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Curator of Education John Spann was in high school, history came easy to him. "It wasn't like geometry or anything,... [Read More]
I propose that we bring pleasure back into our vocabulary around food. In honor of all those dead diet resolutions, here are some ideas for... [Read More]
Though Signature Hair Lounge specializes in weaves, Fran Alexander is knowledgeable about all types of hair. The Jackson Free Press recently talked to her over... [Read More]
During our afternoon interview with Jennifer Riley Collins in downtown Jackson, she explained why she believes she is up to the momentous task of becoming... [Read More]
Unless workers unionize, companies operate as dictatorships, where the businesses will sacrifice workers' livelihoods, pantries, mortgages, car payments, medical bills and other needs for the... [Read More]
Daniella Dismuke-Roja is an activist who is challenging laws that she believes threaten the rights of Mississippians. On March 14, she traveled to Jackson and... [Read More]
The restaurant group of Derek and Jennifer Emerson will take ownership of Seafood R'evolution on March 31 and reopen the restaurant as CAET. [Read More]
Mayor Chokwe Lumumba announced on March 18 that the City is receiving grant funds from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation for a pre-k pilot program dubbed... [Read More]
Greg Adams, a former conductor for the Canadian National Railroad who retired in 2016, opened his own seafood market, Gulf Seafood Outlet, in Jackson in... [Read More]
Tougaloo College Board of Trustees Chairman Wesley F. Prater named Carmen J. Walters as the 14th president of the institution on Monday, March 18. [Read More]
Civil-rights activist Myrlie Evers-Williams told a radio host Friday that she refused "sit down and be quiet" after Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant credited only President... [Read More]
By 1961 in Jackson, not only could black and white citizens not legally drink from the same water fountains, but they could not swim together... [Read More]
Jayveous McKinnis, a Brandon, Miss., native, not only earned the SWAC's Freshman of the Year Award; he also earned All-SWAC First-Team honors. [Read More]
Tougaloo College is partnering with the Mississippi Museum of Art on a joint exhibition titled "A Tale of Two Collections." [Read More]
Jackson has a problem with trash, and the City of Jackson wants residents to take responsibility for cleaning it up through its Let's Go Clean... [Read More]