People

Subscribe

Tease photo

Rockey Felker

While growing up in Jackson, Tenn., Rockey Felker often spent his Saturdays listening to Mississippi State University football. It started a love for MSU that Felker carries to this day as he continues to work for the university.

Tease photo

Reshonda Perryman

Visit Jackson, an organization that promotes tourism in the city, hired Reshonda Perryman as its new creative design manager on June 24.

Tease photo

Grady Champion Revisits His Roots with ZZ Hill Tribute Album

After more than 26 years of performing, it is the universality of blues that draws Grady Champion into his genre the most, he says. The idea of getting through struggle fascinates him.

Tease photo

James Coleman

Though James Coleman is stepping down as athletic director for Tougaloo College, he is merely just slowing down a little, he says. Coleman has spent the last 33 years as AD for Tougaloo in a career that spans 56 years in higher education.

Tease photo

Mississippi Writers Trail Marker Honors Margaret Walker

A new Mississippi Writers Trail marker honors novelist and poet Margaret Walker. It was unveiled Monday at Jackson State University, where she was an English professor from 1949 to 1979 and was also known as Margaret Walker Alexander.

Tease photo

Felicia Bell

Eritaj" means "inheritance" in Haitian Creole, and Felicia Bell, owner of Eritaj Cafe in the Kundi Compound, has inherited much.

Tease photo

David Sansing

David Sansing, a professor emeritus of history at the University of Mississippi and author of several books, has died at age 86.

Tease photo

Rodney Batts

After five seasons at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Rodney Batts is returning to his alma mater as Delta State University's head baseball coach.

Tease photo

Pamela Junior Named Director of Two Mississippi Museums

After merging staff at the Two Mississippi Museums, Pamela Junior became director over both the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum on July 1.

Tease photo

Derrick Ponder

One thing that would help the Jackson State University Tigers rise back to the top of the SWAC East division this season would be junior quarterback Derrick Ponder's play.

Tease photo

Jasmine B. King

The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, which former President Jimmy Carter established in 1980, recently selected Jackson State University senior Jasmine B. King as a 2019 competitiveness scholar.

Tease photo

Ann Somers

Ann Somers was looking for a change in her life and a way to do something different for the Jackson community when she opened combination pet store and adoption center Chipper & Coco at The District at Eastover.

Tease photo

Katherine Hoitt

Katherine Hoitt, a Vicksburg resident who currently serves as choir director of the Academy of Innovation there, says she doesn't remember a time in her life when she was not singing.

Tease photo

Mary Margaret Hyer

Mary Margaret Hyer, a University of Mississippi graduate who promoted organ donation, won the Miss Mississippi competition on Saturday, June 22 in Vicksburg.

Tease photo

Lindsey Hunter

The Mississippi Valley State University Delta Devils hired former Jackson State University and NBA star Lindsey Hunter to restore the luster of its basketball programs.

Previous