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Association of Black Cardiologists Job Listings

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship Immediate available position for a Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship position, EP Section, Division of Cardiology at SUNY Downstate for the academic years 2011-2012 and 2012 -2013. This is a one year fellowship. The SUNY Downstate EP Fellowship covers two busy inner city hospitals and offers the trainee the full electrophysiology experience […]

A few good Davis men not afraid of commitment

JANS-If you ask the Davis family of Jackson, MS about the institution of marriage, they will assure you it’s what God intended for their lives. Weddings bells recently rang for Johnny Earl and Dorothy Davis. They remarried on April 30, 2011. The couple first united in holy matrimony in 1977. After a long separation, they […]

Mayor of NO suspends Commander and Director of Public Works

 JANS-NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu released the following statement regarding the City’s traffic camera program: “Good Morning and thank you for coming. I thank Deputy Mayors Judy Morse, Andy Kopplin, Jerry Sneed and Cedric Grant for joining me here. Chief Serpas is unable to be here today because he is in Baton […]

Ask The Judge Advice by Judge Malcolm Harrison

by Judge Malcolm Harrison Question: In 2001, I took a deal and plead guilty to possession of Marijuana.  I paid a find and did 2 years of probation.  Since then I got married and graduated from Hinds Community College.  I have not gotten into anymore trouble.  Is it possible to clear my record? Answer: Certain convictions can be […]

Tisdale’s Topics:Men among men

Reprint: August 31-September 6, 2000 Edward J. Meeman, the late great editor-publisher of the now defunct Memphis Press-Scimitar, had as his editorial page slogan, “This is true liberty when free men speak freely.”Meeman developed a stable of reporters who reflected Meeman’s own love for truth and justice. Among these reporters was Clark Porteus, whose book, […]

Tom Joyner Foundation selects Tougaloo as ‘School of the Month’

JANS – The Tom Joyner Foundation selected Tougaloo College as the “School of the Month” for the month of March 2011. Throughout the month, the nationally syndicated radio personality, Tom Joyner, announced the “Hercules Scholars” scholarship recipients during his radio show, the “Tom Joyner Morning Show” which airs locally on WKXI 107.5 FM.Only full-time male […]

Johnson Controls holds Mississippi diversity supplier event

By Brinda Fuller Willis, Ph.D. Jackson Advocate Contributing Writer Johnson Controls, Inc., is ranked #1 in Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 12th Annual #100 Best Citizens List and to live up to that honor Johnson Controls held a Diversity Supplier Event in downtown Jackson on April 21, 2011.Supplier Diversity & Business Development manager, Shelly R. Brown led a team of […]

The future of black tennis has Jackson roots

By Venecca Green Mason Jackson Advocate Guest Writer Merely 40 years after slavery, a “Black middle class” emerged.  Around 1895, these Blacks were introduced to the sport of tennis. This middle class of Black people created the American Tennis Association. In 1916, the American Tennis Association (ATA) was established as the governing body for Black tennis.  In […]

Trump employing ‘birther’ issue as a weapon of mass distraction

By Marc H. Morial President, CEO, National Urban League “You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time.”  –Abraham LincolnA recent CBS/New York Times poll found that 25 percent of Americans and 45 […]