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  • JSU alum Jay Clipp showing the world how to keep spinning

    JSU alum Jay Clipp showing the world how to keep spinning0

    by Rachel James-Terry It’s a muggy late night in Dallas. Inside Sandaga 813 lounge, a healthy crowd of bodies covers the back patio. People sit on picnic tables; others blow hookah and some order to-go plates from a food station in the corner. But almost everyone is dancing. Jason Straughter, aka Jay Clipp, is responsibleREAD MORE
  • Alumni Notes0

    Aaron Banks is Jackson's newly elected City Councilman for Ward 6. He served as a crime prevention officer for the Hinds County Sheriff ’s Department, a constituent services representative under Mayor Chokwe Lumumba Sr., a city clerk under Mayor Harvey Johnson Jr. and deputy chief administrative officer of quality of life under Mayor Tony Yarber.READ MORE
  • Mayoral Sisterhood0

    by L.A. Warren Two visionary alums from Jackson State University have taken their advocacy to the city halls of Pelahatchie and Woodville by becoming mayors of their hometowns. Recently elected Pelahatchie Mayor Ryshonda Harper Beechem and Woodville Mayor Keshia Stewart Ford serendipitously met each other this summer during a meeting in Biloxi for the National