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Delgado speaks on bettering the community

Councilwoman Deborah Delgado has been sitting on the Hattiesburg City Council since she was elected in 2001. The councilwoman is passionate about raising minimum wage, criminal justice reform and strengthening the Hattiesburg community. 

Hiram Revels anniversary highlights lack of black senators

On Feb.11, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History celebrated the 150th anniversary of Hiram Revels becoming the first African American to serve in the U.S. Senate in Jackson at the Old Capitol Building, the very place he was elected to represent Mississippi.

Hattiesburg celebrates soul food, black history

The City of Hattiesburg held its annual Celebration of Soul Food on Tuesday Feb. 4 at the Hattiesburg Train Depot as part of Black History Month.

Local museum hosts Storytime with a Soldier

The African American Military History Museum is holding its third annual Story Time with a Soldier to celebrate Black History Month. Every Friday the...

Black Performance Troupe Showcases New Talent

On Monday, Feb. 2 at 6 p.m., new performance group Harlem will produce “A Night At The Cotton Club” to kick off The University...

Campus Organizations to Honor Black History Month

Next week will mark the start of Black History Month and, thanks to The University of Southern Mississippi’s Office of Multicultural Programs and Services,...

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Reopening Must Be Reconsidered

The recent coronavirus spikes have, however, suggested this decision has backfired lethally and should not be pursued further.
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President announces August Commencement has been cancelled

A message from President Rodney Bennett, Ph.D was posted on The University of Southern Mississippi Facebook page...

NCAA and Conference USA ban championship events in Mississippi over state flag

On June 19, the NCAA Board of Governors announced a ban on any championship events from being held in Mississippi until the Confederate symbol is removed from the state flag.

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Reopening Must Be Reconsidered

The recent coronavirus spikes have, however, suggested this decision has backfired lethally and should not be pursued further.

President announces August Commencement has been cancelled

A message from President Rodney Bennett, Ph.D...