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The Harlem Gospel Choir to perform in Bologna Arts Center

JANS – Bologna Performing Arts Center has announced that the  Harlem Gospel Choir will perform there on Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 2:00 p.m.  The world-famous Harlem Gospel Choir is the most famous gospel choir in America today. It travels the globe, sharing its joy of faith through its music and raising funds for children’s charities. […]

Hattiesburg-based gospel internet radio station wins Stellar Award

JANS — “Can I get everyone to turn to your neighbor and say ‘Yes Lord’”? echoed throughout the Stellar Radio Awards Ceremony as the winner of the Gospel Internet Radio Station of the Year was announced. Yes Lord Radio, a Mississippi-based gospel internet radio station is co-owned and operated by Rodrick and Roslyn Warren of […]

Jeff Davis show upsetting to majority in Vicksburg

By Earnest McBride Jackson Advocate Contributing Editor If the two opening salvos of Vicksburg’s planned replay of the major events of the Civil War during the Sesquicentennial–or 150th year–celebration are to serve as a gauge for what is to come, the city’s 60 percent black majority population may see little or nothing to cheer about […]

Pan African Film Fest 2011 brings film from around globe

By Earnest McBride JA Contributing Editor The tall man with the pleasant baritone voice who will soon be seen in the media all over greater Los Angeles will tell you that he is no star and that all the accolades should be saved for the real stars who either direct, produce or interpret films from […]

Flowers Communications Group names Rashada Whitehead president

By Ayana Jones Special to the NNPA JANS – Flowers Communications Group (FCG)  announced an evolution in its agency’s leadership, naming Rashada Whitehead President. Whitehead, who rejoined the agency in 2008 as its first appointed Managing Director, has quickly leveraged the company’s equity in the marketplace, making it poised for tremendous growth. At a time […]

Commissioner Epps appointed to Federal Communications Commission Committee

JANS – Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) Commissioner Christopher Epps has been appointed to serve on the Emergency Response Interoperability Center Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) as a representative of the Mississippi Wireless Communications Commission and the MDOC. “I am pleased to have Commissioner Epps selected to serve on this important committee,” Governor Haley Barbour said. […]

Superbowl XLV Pittsburgh did not win?

By Earnest McBride JA Contributing Editor Who cares what a crestfallen avatar of the Pittsburgh Steelers thinks after a stunning shock of humiliation and bitter disappointment last Sunday? We were convinced after hearing the score of 21-3 early into the game that somebody had their teams mixed up. Surely, a little cowtown from some obscure […]

JState signs 16 to scholarships on National Signing Day

JANS –  The Jackson State University football team has officially signed 15 football players to National Letters of Intent. One recruit received an academic scholarship to JSU to make 16 the total number of players to officially commit to play for the Tigers Wednesday. Head Coach Rick Comegy looked to strengthen the offensive line as […]


Dear Twins:  I’ve been married for several years and have tried to live in peace with my wife.   This has not been an easy task given the fact my wife is very hard to get along with.  My faith in God is a source of strength during these years.  But that faith has been […]

The Greatness of Africa: Black History Month I

By Ivory Phillips Jackson Advocate Contributing Editor Frequently when people talk about black history, even some scholars, they begin with the period and institution of slavery.  Not only do they thereby miss out on an opportunity to emphasize the abilities of black people as individuals and a race.  They also omit or distort the truth. […]