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2 hrs ago | Towleroad

Sierra Mannie, 'Dear White Gay Men' Author Defends Article On CNN - VIDEO

University of Mississippi senior Sierra Mannie appeared on CNN Newsroom to discuss her article Dear White Gays: Stop Stealing Black Female Culture that TIME Magazine republished earlier this week.


8 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

Jackson State announces hiring of Larry Bailey

After a thorough national search and interview process, Dr. Larry G. Bailey was chosen to be the next vice president of academic affairs for Jackson State Community College, the school announced in a news release Friday.


Related Topix: Mississippi, Delta State University, Cleveland, MS, Mississippi State University

9 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

George Flinn Jr.

Education: Bachelor's in electrical engineering from the University of Mississippi, M.D. from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Personal: Active in community as mentor in medical and business fields, has seven radiology offices that serve West Tennessee and North Mississippi Top three issues: Repealing and replacing the Affordable ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Tennessee, Sports

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Don Lemon, Guests Take on Whether White Gays Are 'Stealing' Black Female Culture

CNN's Don Lemon took on a pretty heavy subject today: are white gay men stealing black female culture? That's what University of Mississippi senior Sierra Mannie argued in a column that lit up the internet so much, TIME Magazine republished it .


Related Topix: Television

Hot Air

This is CNN: White gay man and black woman argue over who is 'stealing' the other's culture

Israel is preparing to invade Gaza. The president has admitted that there is a "humanitarian crisis" on the southern border.


Related Topix: US News

Daily Kos

Black Woman Calls Out White Gay Drag Queens

Time has just published a very interesting opinion piece by a young black woman who is a senior at the University of Mississippi.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Liberal Political News


Mississippi Senior Inspires Debate with TIME Open Letter: 'Dear White ...

TIME Magazine contributor, and current University of Mississippi senior, Sierra Mannie has penned an open letter to the white, male members of the gay community concerning what she feels is the widespread appropriation of black female culture: "Maybe, for some of you, it's a presumed mutual appreciation for BeyoncA© and weaves that has you ... (more)


Related Topix: African-American

The Times

Hold Fleming accountable for his extreme words

Having grown up in the U.S., I am accustomed to elected officials lying. I cannot think of a single politician who got where he or she is or was, for good or ill, without lying, either by commission or omission.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Healthcare Law, Law

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Baby thought to be cured of HIV shows infection signs

In this March 3, 2013 file image released by the University of Mississippi Medical Center shows Dr. Hannah Gay, a pediatric HIV specialist at the University of Mississippi.


Related Topix: University of Mississippi Medical Center, Pediatrics, Medicine, Long Beach, CA


Girl 'Cured' of HIV Has Relapsed

In this March 3, 2013 file image released by the University of Mississippi Medical Center shows Dr. Hannah Gay, a pediatric HIV specialist at the University of Mississippi.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Mississippi Business Journal

Eating Up the Blues - 5th Annual Oxford Blues Festival adds food to the lineup

In its fifth year, the Oxford Blues Festival has built a reputation for offering a full slate of live performers.


Related Topix: Blues, Dining, Mississippi, Vicksburg, MS

Mississippi Business Journal

Neely Carlton joins Butler Snow

Butler Snow is pleased to announce Neely C. Carlton has joined the firm's Ridgeland office.


Related Topix: Neely, MS, Ridgeland, MS, Mississippi State, MS, Haley Barbour, US Governors, University of Southern Mississippi

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

School News for July 8, 2014

To qualify for the honor roll, a traditional student must have an average of 3.70 or above on twelve or more simultaneous academic hours with no grade below C. Morgan Vantrease graduated from Riverdale High School in Murfreesboro May 20. She was one of five valedictorians.


Related Topix: Lebanon, TN, Mount Juliet, TN, Wake Forest University, Eastern Kentucky University, Missouri University of Science and Technology


Jackson homicides up over this time last year

As of July 3, Jackson has had 37 homicides, compared with 21 for the same time last year.


Related Topix: Prison

Mississippi Business Journal

Ole Miss conducting multiple building, renovation projects

OXFORD - Construction and renovation will create more student housing, classrooms and academic office space at the University of Mississippi.


Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

STALLWORTH: Struggle birthed a better America

Last Wednesday marked the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.


Related Topix: Money, MS, Oxford, MS

Sat Jul 05, 2014

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

USM student selected for Physicians Scholarship Program

Lorenzo Spencer, a junior at University of Southern Mississippi, was recently selected to participate in the undergraduate portion of the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program .


Related Topix: Mississippi, Mississippi Government, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Nature Neuroscience

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

The newly-created Department of BioMolecular Sciences in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Mississippi is seeking five individuals for full-time, 12-month, tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.


Related Topix: Oxford, MS, Medicine, Pharmacology

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Lantern

Ohio State assistant men’s golf coach resigns

Potter resigned to "pursue other professional opportunities" in intercollegiate athletics, an OSU press release said.


USA Today

KKK stepping up spread of leaflets in several states

TALLASSEE, Ala. - An organization affiliated with the Ku Klux Klan has been leaving recruitment leaflets around here, and residents aren't happy.


Related Topix: Tallassee, AL, Montgomery, AL, Saks, AL