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Opinion: King Von, MO3 latest victims of gun violence

Chicago rapper King Von was shot and killed in a gun fight on Nov. 6. Five days later, Dallas rapper MO3 was also shot to death while driving on the interstate. King Von and MO3’s deaths shocked the black community and served as yet another example of black men being unjustly killed for no reason.

Opinion: It is traumatizing to be a Black girl

I am going to start this piece with a trigger warning. Racism is a sensitive subject to talk about, but it needs to be talked about, especially as a black woman in America.

Dolly Parton takes stand on social justice issues

Iconic country musician, entertainer and business woman Dolly Parton recently expressed her support for the Black Lives Matter movement.

Mobile Street March

The Mobile Street March took place Saturday, June 13, 2020 beginning at Mobile Street and at Vernon Dahmer Park, continuing toward downtown...

Jackson BLM Protest 2020 Photo Gallery

On June 6, 2020, there was a Black Lives Matter protest at the Governor's Mansion in Jackson. Thousands of protesters took to the streets...

Southern Miss Protest in Solidarity for Black Lives Matter

On Wednesday, June 5, the Southern Miss student body, faculty and staff stood amongst one another in The District of USM’s Hattiesburg Campus to support Black Lives Matter in protesting racism and police brutality.

The Suffocating Anger George Floyd’s Life Sparked

I wish I wasn’t writing this piece, but was compelled to do so. I’m sick and tired of being a young black man always watching my back out of fear for incidents like this, where George Floyd had a knee on his neck for 8 minutes, as if he was a dog and not human.

Petal BLM Protest May 2020 Photo Gallery

Members of the Petal-Hattiesburg community joined together for three days on the Petal City Hall lawn to remember George Floyd and peacefully protest in...

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USM president Rodney Bennett to leave in July

Writer: Kyra Lampley In an email sent to the campus community today, USM President Rodney Bennett informed faculty, staff and...
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Anti-Abortion ban of U.S. Supreme Court’s effect on Mississippi

On Friday June 24, the United States Supreme Court voted in favor of overturning Roe vs. Wade. With new laws across the country slowly being integrated into societal norms, U.S. citizens are forced to come to terms that abortions will become illegal in most states.

USM grants four-year extension to Athletic Director

The University of Southern Mississippi announced the four-year extension contract of Athletic Director Jeremy McClain. The contract runs through...

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USM president Rodney Bennett to leave in July

Writer: Kyra Lampley In an email sent to the campus...

Anti-Abortion ban of U.S. Supreme Court’s effect on Mississippi

On Friday June 24, the United States Supreme Court voted in favor of overturning Roe vs. Wade. With new laws across the country slowly being integrated into societal norms, U.S. citizens are forced to come to terms that abortions will become illegal in most states.