March 13, 2013

Pretty Brown Girl

Recently hip-hop artist Kendrick Lamar made headlines by specifically casting a dark skinned woman to play the lead role in his new video “Poetic Justice.” Lamar […]
January 22, 2013

Eligible Home-Based Businesses May Deduct up to $1,500; Saves Taxpayers 1.6 Million Hours A Year

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service recently announced a simplified option that many owners of home-based businesses and some home-based workers may use to figure their deductions […]
January 21, 2013

NBA Names Jackson Native Interim Head Coach

Jackson State’s former hardwood standout, Lindsey Hunter was named as the interim head coach for the Phoenix Suns Sunday. But his road to professional success was […]
January 17, 2013

President Obama Announces New Measures to Prevent Gun Violence

On yesterday, President Obama announced a series of sweeping reforms that will help curb gun violence in our nation. In front of a crowd that included […]
December 3, 2012

Measuring Success…Our Top 20 Signs of Success

  [quote] What’s your idea of success? Has it changed since you’ve grown? If so, you’re not alone. Personally, what I define as successful is completely […]
October 18, 2012

100 Black Men of Jackson Helping Youth Achieve Their Dreams

13 -year -old Emmanuelle Harris already knows that he wants to be an entrepreneur. Milan Martin, a fifth grader at  Brown Elementary, says he’s going to […]
August 31, 2012

Passion to Paper: Profiting Off Your Side Hustle

It started as a hobby, something I snuck away to do every now and then, a little something special just for me. This weekend, my hobby […]
August 30, 2012

Gallery1 Celebrates One Year Anniversary with Sidewalk Soiree

It doesn’t seem as if it has been a year since the opening of Gallery1, but it has. The art gallery that is located on the […]
August 21, 2012

Benefits of the New Comprehensive Coverage for Women’s Preventive Care

When it comes to health, women are often the primary decision-maker for their families and the trusted source in circles of friends. They are also key […]
July 25, 2012

President Obama To Open National Urban League Conference In New Orleans

Tonight’s opening address at the National Urban League’s 2012 Conference will be delivered by President Barack Obama [box_light] The President will address the Conference on Wednesday, July […]