Noxubee County mothers and educators, many of them resilient Black women, are determined to make it work and find solutions that their students and families deserve. But that is a challenge now, just as it was before the pandemic hit, due to long-term disparities and historic and intentional inequities that made the effects of the pandemic especially acute for the Black women of the county and their families.
Mississippi native NFL Hall of Fame star Brett Favre has repaid $600,000 in state welfare funds that should have gone to needy families, Mississippi State Auditor Shad White says. Favre still owes $228,000 in interest payments, however.
Blood was all over the place. Early on Monday, July 21, 1997, an assailant stabbed 36-year-old Angela Parker six times in her apartment at 531 Hartfield St. in Jackson.The attacker choked and beat the Kentucky Fried Chicken cook who also worked at Von Schrader General Maintenance to support her three children.