Jackson Public Schools ShowcaseIn mid-August, Jackson Public Schools cancelled fall sports including high-school football, meaning that players would be on their own as they tried to seek opportunities at playing college football.
Creating Wealth While BlackShante Crockett, the executive director of the Center for Social Entrepreneurship, seeks to transform west Jackson by creating opportunities for wealth creation.
Fall Update COVID-19: What We Know NowAfter months of COVID-19 growth, Mississippi is in the middle of a stable decline in viral spread, lessening the stress placed on the health-care system and reducing the deaths that follow every new cluster of cases.
Derick WrightAs a child, author Derick Wright filled journals and notebooks with stories. The voracious reader enjoyed allowing his imagination to create detailed fictional tales sparked from the many books that he read.
Jay HopsonUniversity of Southern Mississippi head coach Jay Hopson resigned after his team lost the season opener to the University of South Alabama.
Grants for Projects at MSU and USM, JSU to Serve as Polling PlaceThe Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, an organization devoted to curing spinal cord injury by advancing research and improving the quality of life for individuals with paralysis, recently awarded a grant to Mississippi State University’s T.K. Martin Center for Technology ...
LaShanda JordanThe Jackson Workforce Leadership Academy, a leadership fellowship for workforce development professionals, recently accepted LaShanda Jordan, executive director of Jackson State University's Career Services Center, into its inaugural Class of 2020-21, which runs through January 2021.
"Constant" Exhibit by Eli ChildersCollaborating with other local artists, Eli Childers organized the "Contant" exhibit, which protests against racial injustice. The figures featured in the exhibit were installed in downtown Jackson on Aug. 17 and Aug. 18 before being distributed throughout Jackson.
Let’s Talk Jackson: Betsy Bradley 8×05Betsy Bradley, director of the Mississippi Museum of Art, spoke about the launch of a new exhibition featuring works by Van Gogh, Monet, and Degas, as well as the protocols for visiting the museum and some plans for outdoor events ...
Charles AraujoCharles Araujo, an adjunct instructor for Jackson State University’s School of Social Work, became president-elect for the Mississippi Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers on July 1.
Businesses Soldier on Amid PandemicAs the COVID-19 pandemic continues on, so does Mississippi. Businesses across the capital city and beyond are adapting, reopening or doing whatever they can to help or become better connected with their communities. Plus, services are cropping up to help.