Eight Delta Black Businesses Receive Back Black Business Grants and Mentorship
Bread and Butter Shoppe owner and grant recipient Valour Cobbins would not still be in operation had Cobbins not received grant money from Coalition to Back Black Businesses, financial assistance that went toward paying her lease.
Governor’s ‘Scars’ Pale Alongside Those Of Mississippi Women, Children
Author Karen Hinton responds to Gov. Tate Reeves’ statement on extending postpartum care for mothers, where he mentions his “scars” from fighting against Medicaid expansion. “Reeves’ so-called painful experience prevented around 300,000 Mississippians from receiving Medicaid coverage for health care,” she writes.
Struggling Hospitals Could Get $103 Million in Grants, Still No Medicaid Expansion
Dozens of struggling Mississippi hospitals could soon receive $103 million in grant awards that could help keep them afloat if Gov. Tate Reeves signs Senate Bill 2372 and House Bill 271 into law after the Legislature sent both bills to his desk this week.
Mississippi Free Press Awards Tally: 51 Honors for Work Since March 2020
As of Oct. 31, 2022, our team is up to 46 national and U.S. regional awards and finalist nods since we launched in late March 2020.