Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Jackson Free Press

Putin, Trump Talked About a Referendum for Eastern Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed the possibility of a referendum in separatist-leaning eastern Ukraine during their...

A Pearl of Great Price: The Value of a Flowing Pearl...

As a biologist and someone who has spent the last 15 years studying wildlife on rivers and streams in Mississippi, I have a unique...

Frontier Airlines Coming to Jackson, Direct Flights to Denver, Orlando

Frontier, the budget airline that promises to bring its customers "Low Fares Done Right," descended upon Jackson today to announce direct flights to Denver...

Black Votes Not as Strong as White Ones in Legislative District,...

African American votes do not hold the same weight as white votes in Mississippi's 22nd District, a new lawsuit alleges. State Senate District 22...

Lumumba Disputes Interlocal Claims, Vows to Speed Process

In efforts to put an end to rumors that Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba had been slowing down interlocal agreements between the City and the...

OPINION: Trump Administration Implicit or Explicit in the Trafficking and Slavery...

On April 6, 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced he would issue a memorandum to take effect on April 11, 2018, in which he...

Mississippi Immigrants: Organize Against ‘Atrocities’

"Get out of our country, you don't belong!" When Melinda Medina hears those words, she feels sad for the person targeting her as a...

The Antar Era: 365 Days of Building a ‘Radical’ Foundation

Bright morning light beamed through the windows in Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba's meeting space that connects to his office on the third floor of...

OPINION: Mississippi Poor People’s Campaign, About More Than Poverty

Some Jacksonians may not have been familiar with the Poor People's Campaign before a group of protestors burned the state flag in front of...

OPINION: The End of the Eastland Machine

OXFORD—A politician friend came up to me at a restaurant the other day, shook his head slowly, and said in hushed tones, “Well, that’s...