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Jody Owens Nets Endorsements for District Attorney: 'A System Changer'

At a Monday press conference, legislators, community organizers and elected officials held campaign signs as they filled the steps behind Jody Owens in support of his bid to become the ...

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Jackson Youth Graduate from JPD Youth Citizens Police Academy

The Jackson Police Department held their Youth Citizens Police Academy graduation on June 21. More than 50 Jackson youth graduated from the two week program.

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Jackson Fights Lead Hazards in Homes With New Program

Some older Jackson homes with lead-based paint could get a little safer, especially for children, under a new program City leaders announced Monday.

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Honoring Southern Soul and Scholars, Pothole Accountability, Gay Pride at City Hall

Lee King, executive producer of the Farish Street Heritage Festival, preached the importance of Jackson becoming the birthplace of "southern soul" because of its rich history as a center for ...

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Water Tampering to Bring Penalties, City of Jackson Promises

Water customers have been cutting the wires to their meters or destroying them to purposely prevent the city from reading the meters, City Public Works Director Bob Miller announced at ...

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Jackson Marks Mom's Equal Pay Day: 'We Are Worth Equal Pay'

The City and the Mississippi Black Women's Roundtable recognized June 10 as Mom's Equal Payday, designating Jackson as an Equal Pay City.

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'Everywhere With Roy Lewis': Historical Moments and the Everyday Lives of Black People

The "Everywhere with Roy Lewis" exhibition at JSU features photographs from Lewis' career, including historical moments and the everyday lives of black people.

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Tyler, the Creator Tackles Heartbreak on ‘Igor’

Tyler, the Creator's fifth studio album, "Igor," which is No. 1 on the Billboard 200 charts, is an emotional rollercoaster detailing the ups and downs of a relationship with a ...

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Striving to Empower Women Voters

Rapper and activist Genesis Be wants the younger generation to get out and vote because people who came before them risked their lives so that they could have that right.

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Jackson Sues Siemens, Local Businessmen for ‘Bait and Switch’ Contract

Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba announced today that the City of Jackson has filed a lawsuit against Siemens Industry Inc. and associated divisions in the U.S. and Germany, along with multiple ...

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