Texas Southern, Alabama State Making Early Statement for SWAC Hardwood Supremacy

By Sedrick Durr Jackson Advocate Contributing Writer National powerhouses Michigan State and Kansas State prove to be no match for Texas Southern during the Tigers non-conference basketball opening schedule. So far, that has been the case with SWAC opponents in early going of conference play. The same could be said for Alabama State.The Tigers and […]

SWAC vs MEAC Postseason Bowl Game – AGAIN?

By Sedrick Durr Jackson Advocate Contributing Writer Does anyone remember the Heritage Bowl during the 1990’s? The classic battle between the Southwestern Athletic Conference Champion and the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Champion were scheduled to go head to head for a right to call themselvesNational Black College Football Champions. For those who do go back two […]

VICE CHANCELLOR FOR DIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

THE POSITION The University of Mississippi (www.olemiss.edu) invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Community Engagement. This position reports to the Provost/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. The Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Community Engagement will be responsible for leadership and coordination of the University of Mississippi’s efforts to create […]

EXPLOSION OUTSIDE COLORADO SPRINGS NAACP OFFICE

By Dr. Anne T. Sulton, Esq. On late Tuesday morning, a makeshift bomb exploded outside the office of the Colorado Springs NAACP Branch. Reportedly, damages to the building were limited because a can filled with gasoline did not ignite. Although no one was injured, witnesses were terrified by the large boom, heavy smoke, and fire […]

UAB Football Elimination Serves as Part of a Bigger Problem in College Athletics

Sedrick Durr Jackson Advocate Contributing Writer The death of the University of Alabama-Birmingham Football Program two weeks agoshould be taken seriously. Not only by the student-athletes that it has directly affected, but vast majority of this nation should be mindful of the lesson that this unfortunate circumstance could teach. First and foremost, one can’t even […]

BSC Releases 2015 Softball Schedule

By Sedrick Durr Jackson Advocate Contributing Writer The Black Softball Circuit has wasted little time in soliciting participants for tournaments in the upcoming year. Those who are ready to compete will soon be able to register for enter any tournament. Following the 2014 Awards ceremony, prospective teams will be able to kick the 2015 campaign […]

Policing in America: Time for Repair or Reform

EXPLOSION OUTSIDE COLORADO SPRINGS NAACP OFFICE By Dr. Anne T. Sulton, Esq. On late Tuesday morning, a makeshift bomb exploded outside the office of the Colorado Springs NAACP Branch. Reportedly, damages to the building were limited because a can filled with gasoline did not ignite. Although no one was injured, witnesses were terrified by the […]

Marcus Wallace asking for Hinds County officials to be on hand for Tuesday’s mayoral runoff in Edwards

By Alice Thomas-Tisdale Jackson Advocate Publisher Edwards, MS is a small town of around 1,050 residents. However, there’s something big at stake — Tuesday’s mayoral runoff election — that might get eyed by Hinds County Board of Supervisors and the Hinds County Sheriff’s Department. Challenger Marcus Wallace has publicly requested their presence to ensure the […]

$10000 Cash Reward Offered

Sulton Law Offices is offering a $10,000 cash reward for information leading to the identification, arrest and criminal conviction of persons viciously assaulting Antoinette Martin at the Colorado Convention Center on December 31, 2012. Ms. Martin was attending the “Decadence New Year’s Eve 2012” event co-promoted by AEG Live and Triad Dragons Entertainment. This was […]

Two African American parents spoke to the United Nations

By Pelvo White Jr. Jackson Advocate Contributing Writer The African American’s quest for freedom is still ongoing. This great work is still unfinished.  The Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution are still not applied equally between black and white Americans in many of the courts in our land. African Americans are not […]