MFP Voices

Let’s Help Businesswomen in Mississippi Pursue Their Dreams: Five Steps

“We must learn to celebrate the many contributions women make to our culture and communities and empower more of them to make history of their own,” Latisha Holmes writes. “Our state needs women entrepreneurs to lift up our communities and prepare future generations for success. For women looking to achieve their inner greatness in business, here are five pieces of advice for setting yourself up for success.” 

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MFP Voices

The Kremlin’s ‘Hooligans’ and the War in Ukraine

Dr. Brian LaPierre, history professor at the University of Southern Mississippi, writes about the history of hooliganism in Russia. The term, he writes, has been weaponized to “demonize its domestic and international critics,” including Russian protesters against the war.

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Culture

U.S. Colored Troops in Natchez Now Acknowledged, May Soon Have Monument

The Natchez U.S. Colored Troops Monument Committee hosted a town hall meeting on Nov. 10 to get community input on a potential monument to honor and showcase the names of more than 3,000 African American men who served with the colored troops at Fort McPherson in Natchez during the Civil War and the Navy men who served and were born in Natchez. 

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