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Last updated: Dec 11, 2017 - 4:47 PM

10 Local Stories of the Week
Dec 11, 2017 - 6:00 AM
There's never a slow news week in Jackso... Read more...
Museums Open, Mississippi Turns 200: Where to Go, What to Do on Dec. 9
Dec 08, 2017 - 5:46 PM
Mississippi turns 200 this year, and to ... Read more...
Trump First to Tour Museum Saturday, Mayor Lumumba Will Boycott Opening
Dec 08, 2017 - 1:47 PM
President Donald Trump is not scheduled ... Read more...
Guns Part of 'Non-violent' Movement in Mississippi Due to White Resistance
Dec 08, 2017 - 1:38 PM
"You're going to Texas for a workshop on... Read more...
Shea Patterson
Dec 08, 2017 - 12:36 PM
Shea Patterson by Bryan Flynn After the... Read more...
Reps. Bennie Thompson and John Lewis Will Not Attend Mississippi Museums' Opening
Dec 07, 2017 - 2:14 PM
Today, U.S. Representatives Bennie G. Th... Read more...
Feds Helping JPD, Hinds 'Eject' Suspects into Federal System Without Bond
Dec 07, 2017 - 1:17 PM
On the steps of the federal courthouse i... Read more...
New JPS Board Inspects Contracts, Demands Data and Accountability
Dec 07, 2017 - 12:57 PM
The atmosphere got tense in the Jackson ... Read more...
Liza Mundy
Dec 07, 2017 - 12:54 PM
Author Liza Mundy was at her home in Arl... Read more...
Hot and Collective: Inside the People’s Assembly
Dec 06, 2017 - 12:05 PM
Many locals joke that when Mayor Chokwe ... Read more...
JPS Commission Announces Community Listening Sessions
Dec 06, 2017 - 11:21 AM
The Better Together Commission, made up ... Read more...
A Legal Battle for Same-Sex Parental Rights
Dec 06, 2017 - 10:44 AM
Christina and Kimberly could not get mar... Read more...
UPDATED: The Fallout of the Ayers Settlement
Dec 06, 2017 - 10:34 AM
Three of Mississippi's historically blac... Read more...
Silent Protesters Will Greet Trump at Opening of Mississippi Museums
Dec 05, 2017 - 1:18 PM
The Mississippi chapter of the NAACP and... Read more...
Center for Art & Public Exchange, Holiday Tamales and Mississippi Trade Mart
Dec 05, 2017 - 1:07 PM
The Mississippi Museum of Art launched a... Read more...
Teresa Haygood
Dec 05, 2017 - 12:41 PM
One Jackson-area artist's work is bein... Read more...
UPDATED: Trump May Be in Jackson for Civil Rights, History Museums' Opening
Dec 04, 2017 - 5:03 PM
This weekend, the Museum of Mississippi ... Read more...
Kneel-In Movements Tried to De-segregate Jackson Churches in 1960s
Dec 04, 2017 - 12:39 PM
This day and age, it is almost impossibl... Read more...
JPS Better Together Commission Will Secure Contractor This Month
Dec 04, 2017 - 12:20 PM
The Better Together Commission will issu... Read more...
10 Local Stories of the Week
Dec 04, 2017 - 6:00 AM
There's never a slow news week in Jackso... Read more...