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‘We need you, so take care of yourself’

‘We need you, so take care of yourself’ seems to be the message Rose Jackson Flenorl gave Dolphus Weary at Mission Mississippi’s annual Mississippi Mayors Prayer Luncheon. Weary had been quite weary after contracting malaria during a recent missionary trip to Africa. After being hospitalized twice, he is finally on the road to recovery, reassuring […]


West Long Branch, NJ ( — NASA Administrator, the Honorable Charles F. Bolden Jr., will address Monmouth University graduates at the University’s 78th commencement ceremony and receive an honorary degree on Wednesday, May 18 at 1:30 pm at PNC Bank Arts Center. Bolden is a former astronaut and retired U.S. Marine Corps major general. Alfred […]

The Mississippi Business and Procurement Opportunities Conference and Trade Fair

Tuesday, May 17-Wednesday, May 18 The Mississippi Business and Procurement Opportunities Conference and Trade Fair will be held at the MS Coast Coliseum & Convention Center, 2350 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. The conference is designed to build partnerships between private business, government purchasing at all levels (federal, state and local), defense contractors, commercial corporations and gaming […]

The Minority Business Network

Thursday, May 12 The Minority Business Network will have its meeting at 6 p.m. at the Eudora Welty Library, Community Meeting Room, 300 N. State St., Jackson.  Bring your business cards/brochures. To reserve your spot, RSVP to or call/text Deborah Hardy at 601-750-2367 or Amos Archie at 601-316-5092.

“Extension this Week,”

Thursday, May 12 “Extension this Week,” a program sponsored by the Alcorn State University Extension Program (ASUEP), will air at 9:30 a.m. on WMIS 1240 AM and WTYJ 97.7 FM., according to Dr. Dalton McAfee, extension administrator. “The 15-minute program will air every other Thursday,” Dr. McAfee said. “It is designed to keep the public informed […]

Wiser Hospital for Women and Infants

Tuesdays, May 10, 17 & 31 Wiser Hospital for Women and Infants at the University of Mississippi Medical Center will offer free childbirth classes for expectant parents at 6 p.m. The classes are taught by certified Lamaze instructors and provide parents information and guidance for the birthing experience. Topics include labor and delivery, relaxation techniques, […]

Radio legend celebrates 30 years with gospel concert

– One of Mississippi’s own will be honored during his 30th anniversary as a radio legend.  Mr. Percy “The Nighthawk” Davis will celebrate three decades in radio on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at Word & Worship Church, located at 6286 Hanging Moss Road in Jackson, Mississippi.  “The Voice: 30 years of Gospel and R&B Excellence” […]

21st Annual Afrikan American Festival returns to downtown Hampton, Virginia

Hampton, VA- This June 24-26, join the Peninsula Association for Sickle Cell Anemia (PASCA) and the City of Hampton as they present the 21st annual Afrikan American Festival. The fun takes place at Mill Point Park (100 Eaton Street Hampton, VA 23669) in downtown Hampton and includes live music, arts & crafts, clothing, and ethnic […]

A few good Davis men not afraid of commitment

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 […]

Dr. Ronald Peters eighth president of the ITC

JANS – The Reverend Dr. Ronald Edward Peters is the newly inaugurated eighth president of The Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC).  He will now lead this prestigious institution as it continues to train men and women for Christian leadership and service in the church and the global community.  His inauguration took place in the King International […]