- Election-Year Lawmaking: What Will Happen?Democratic Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood had stood discussed Mississippi's dismal national rankings in things like health care, poverty and education. Republicans such as Bryant and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, Hood said, would try to tell voters everything was just ...
- 2018 Women's College Basketball PreviewWith Victoria Vivians now in the WNBA, the Bulldogs will depend on players such as Tearia McCowan.
- 2018 College Basketball PreviewStarkville, Miss., could end up earning most of the attention in the state this college-basketball season. Mississippi State University is set up to make major noise with its men's and women's teams.
- 2018 College Basketball Preview: The SmallsThis year, Mississippi Valley State University is picked to finish ninth in the SWAC.
- Chicks We Love 2018This year's Chicks We Love help our communities in many ways, from assisting burn victims and their families, to raising awareness about domestic violence, to using art as a medium to spark conversation on social issues, to helping people with ...
- End Near for Racist Politics in Mississippi?Wearing a long coat, she stood in front of a statue of Elvis Presley when she told the crowd that if her friend Colin Hutchinson "invited me to a public hanging, I would be on the front row."
- From Mississippi to Liberia: The Living Legacy of America’s West African ColonyMany say the legacy of freed African-American slaves, some from Mississippi, living and ruling over Liberia for more than 150 years ignited two Liberian civil wars that spanned 14 years off and on, claiming at least 250,000 lives.
- Mississippi Elections: What You Need to KnowOn. Nov. 6, the same day as the national midterms, voters choose between Democrat Mike Espy, Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith and Republican Chris McDaniel in a U.S. Senate special election; there will be no partisan identifications on the ballot for the ...
- The JFP Interview with David Baria: 'I Am Who I Am'David Baria, the man who currently serves as the House minority leader in the Mississippi Legislature, shared his story, his plans for Mississippi, and why he thinks he can move the state forward.
- Of Race and Republicans: The JFP Interview With Chris McDanielChris McDaniel discussed not only his ideas on race and flags, but also on other timely matters like sexual assault, tariffs and criminal-justice reform in an interview with the Jackson Free Press on Oct. 9.
- SILAS: Hope, Hops & HokageSilas Stapleton III, better known to fans as SILAS, is blending hip-hop and hops for his upcoming album, "The Last Cherry Blossom."
- Artists to WatchJackson officially earned the nickname of the "City with Soul" back during Mayor Harvey Johnson Jr.'s administration, and it's fitting. If you pick up any issue of the Jackson Free Press, you are bound to find more soulful music than ...
- ‘It Only Matters What You Answer To’: The JFP Interview with Mike EspyMike Espy has neither sought nor served in public office since 1994; this year's U.S. Senate special election marks Espy's re-entry into politics as he runs in the special election for the seat formerly held by his friend, Republican Sen. ...
- Vetting the ‘One Lake’ ProjectThe Rankin-Hinds Pearl River Flood and Drainage Control District, often called the Levee Board, is supporting the "One Lake" plan, the latest version of a years-long strategy to create a lake development along the Pearl River through Jackson.
- People on the StreetsThe Jackson Free Press asked people on the streets the question, "What does Jackson need?"