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Dean Glover looks forward to working with first female head of JSU

Jackson Advocate Staff Report On November 22, 2010, Dr. Carolyn Meyers was named the preferred candidate for president of Jackson State University. She was selected from a pool of almost 50 applicants, largely due to her leadership and professional experience, fundraising abilities, and overall management expertise. According to Dr. Glenda Glover, a member of the […]

Dr. Royce Smith named president of Palmer Alumni Association

JANS – Dr. Royce Smith, pastor of Hosanna Missionary Baptist Church, was named president of the Palmer Memorial Institute National Alumni Association at the bi-annual meeting in Greensboro, NC last month. Palmer Memorial Institute was a finishing school for African Americans in Sedalia, NC, from 1902–1971, when it closed its doors.  It was founded by […]

Jackson Chapter Link of the Decade Award

The Jackson (MS) chapter of The Links, Incorporated announces the recipients of the Jackson Chapter Link of the Decade Award for outstanding service. Pictured from left are Laquita Brown, Chapter Treasurer; Dorothy Holden, Link of the Decade for The Arts Facet, for outstanding leadership on the Garden Project at Isable School; Geraldine Chaney-Buie, Link of […]

Wells Fargo sponsors women’s business conference to help increase workplace diversity

JANS – Wells Fargo & Company joined Diversity Woman Magazine to uplift and empower women during the Diversity Women’s Business Conference in Washington, DC this past weekend. Over two days, women in various industries ranging from executives, educators, entrepreneurs and innovators, came together to discuss strategies and solutions for demonstrating leadership in the modern workplace. […]

American Prince and Princess Inc,

Ms. Rhemalyn Lewis has been a part of the pageant industry for over 15 years.  She initiated and created the Mr. & Miss Williams School, Homecoming King & Queen of Williams School, Mr. & Miss Stronger Hope Church, and  was a pageant participant for Mr. & Miss Genesis One Christian School. Ms. Lewis’ children are […]

Who is MEE-YAYZ?

By Artaymis Ma’at Jackson Advocate Contributing Writer MEE-YAYZ? To explain it best, I love what Thomas Edison said most, “There are no rules here, we’re just trying to accomplish something.” MEE-YAYZ says, “Things I love least are people who are closed-minded and are not open to new or different ideas or are not receptive to active […]

Letter to the Editor

A Note of Thanks to President Barack Hussein Obama, President Obama, thank you for your integrity, intellect, wisdom, and love of all mankind. Thank you, President Obama and those in Congress who voted with you, for Health Care; I prayed that it would come to fruition and it did. I thank God, because He knows […]

Tisdale’s Topics: The Mississippi Plan

Reprint: August 11-17, 1994 The MS Plan Breathes there a man with soul so dead, That to himself has never said, This my own my native land! America is the land where our fathers died fighting for the principles espoused in that extraordinary document, the Declaration of Independence. And while the citizens of this country […]

Letter to the Editor

A Note of Thanks to President Barack Hussein Obama, President Obama, thank you for your integrity, intellect, wisdom, and love of all mankind. Thank you, President Obama and those in Congress who voted with you, for Health Care; I prayed that it would come to fruition and it did. I thank God, because He knows […]

NAACP supports Scott Sisters’ case

NAACP President Ben Jealous sends out letter to garner support in tragic case How much is a life worth? What about two lives? For sisters Jamie and Gladys Scott, $11 earned them each double life sentences. Jamie and Gladys were convicted of being accomplices to a 1993 robbery. The teenagers who carried out the robbery […]