JSU on ‘thee’ rise

Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., the ceremony that culminated in the investiture of Attorney Thomas K. Hudson began. It was held on the Gibbs-Green Pedestrian Walkway on the campus of Jackson State University. The crowd was large and the ceremony impressive, complete with an Inaugural Procession and Recessional led by the faculty in full academic regalia.

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Colin Powell remembered as a ‘good man’ and ‘great American’

Colin Powell has died from complications from COVID-19, his family members have confirmed.
The first Black U.S. Secretary of State was 84.
“General Colin L. Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, passed away this morning [Oct. 18] due to complications from COVID-19,” the former General’s family wrote on Facebook.

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Mural of baseball great unveiled at Smith Wills

Arguably the greatest home run hitter in the history of baseball will forever be immortalized by a mural that sits inside Smith Wills Stadium. An ambassador to baseball during and after his playing days, Henry “Hank” Aaron passed only months after plans for the mural were announced.

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JSU on ‘thee’ rise

Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., the ceremony that culminated in the investiture of Attorney Thomas K. Hudson began. It was held on the Gibbs-Green Pedestrian Walkway on the campus of Jackson State University. The crowd was large and the ceremony impressive, complete with an Inaugural Procession and Recessional led by the faculty in full academic regalia.

Read More »

Colin Powell remembered as a ‘good man’ and ‘great American’

Colin Powell has died from complications from COVID-19, his family members have confirmed.
The first Black U.S. Secretary of State was 84.
“General Colin L. Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, passed away this morning [Oct. 18] due to complications from COVID-19,” the former General’s family wrote on Facebook.

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A Salute to Dr. Ivory Phillips!

Dr. Ivory Phillips has been a contributing writer to the Jackson Advocate for 42 years. He has been instrumental in highlighting issues in the Jackson community that deal with education and politics.

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WHEN?

By Anne T. Sulton, Ph.D., J.D.JA Senior International Correspondent Dozens of cargo ships carrying nearly a half million containers stuffed full of products, including holiday

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