Category Archives: Black Information Highway

TSU and Other HBCUS Must Fight to Exist*

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway “To: Rep. Barbara Cooper. Please share your response with your colleagues. I don’t give a rat’s ass what the black caucus thinks.”             These infamous words are … Continue reading

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James Meredith in Retrospection: The More Things Change…More They Remain the Same

By Jay Thomas Willis, Senior Columnist James Meredith integrated the University of Mississippi in the fall of 1962, with much fanfare and seeming difficulties. Most in the Black community, and other liberals thought that was a good thing, and that … Continue reading

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Black Advancement, White Resistance: Why Black Politicians Win Elections

By Jay Thomas Willis, Senior Columnist and Political Analyst The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway          A friend of mine, who was what I call a gentleman and a scholar, once said years ago that when the powers-that-be … Continue reading

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Obama Gets Aggressive

By Jay Thomas Willis Senior Columnist and Political Analyst The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway                Last week President Obama got tired of waiting for Romney to bring him the game, and decided to take the game … Continue reading

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Romney Faces Lion’s Den at NAACP Convention

By Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher Folks, I’ve just finished listening to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney address the NAACP convention in the lion’s den in Houston, Texas. Romney got a better response from NAACP attendees than I expected. He only … Continue reading

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Why Many Black Communities are Depressed

By Jay Thomas Willis, Senior Columnist The Mid-South Tribune ONLINE and the Black Information Highway We live in a depressed and stagnant economy, with a high rate of unemployment. Some say the economy is worse than it has been since … Continue reading

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“Forever Criminals”

By Sue Billings, Columnist The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway One would think that just because someone made a mistake in their immature stages of life would not constitute them being labeled a “forever criminal”.  This is a … Continue reading

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