Attorney Jessica Butler Challenges Black Lawyers

To Resolve Black Community’s Problems Milwaukee: On September 28, the Wisconsin Association of African-American Lawyers’ (WAAL) newly-installed president, attorney Jessica Butler, implored her colleagues to step up their game. Before an audience filled with lawyers and judges, she stated: “I challenge you to develop your network and use it to help position black lawyers so […]

Holiday Air Travel Advisory

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) is expecting high numbers of travelers to use the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) during this year’s Christmas and New Year’s holiday season. Our airline partners project an estimated 1,500 – 2,000 passengers will travel through JAN per day during December 20th through January 2nd. Allow yourself extra […]

MISSOURI GOVERNOR DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY, ORDERS CURFEW, AND CALLS OUT THE NATIONAL GUARD

Jay Nixon

Last weekend, it was no surprise that Missouri Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and ordered a curfew. The town of Ferguson is boiling in anger. It is experiencing, as well-known social activist Dick Gregory states, “a riot”. Apparently, this week-long riot was sparked by the killing of an 18 year old by […]