Archive | April 12th, 2012

Song by Legendary Mavis Staples takes shots at Tea Party, ‘birthers’ at MEC annual meeting

April 12, 2012

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Mississippi blues singer Mavis Staples mixed her music and strong political opinions into a song that directed her disappointment at people “who disrespect our president” by saying he’s not from here. Then she talked about people who are mixing up the Kool Aid but it’s coming out tea. Whatever party they’re having, she has not […]

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Innovative business ideas to take stage at Tech Alliance’s Venture Challenge

April 12, 2012

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The Mississippi Technology Alliance (MTA) will present the Fifth Annual Mississippi New Venture Challenge May 22 at the Jackson Convention Complex. The New Venture Challenge is a business plan competition that provides an opportunity for aspiring innovators and technology entrepreneurs to pitch their business plan in a rapid-fire format to a panel of angel investors […]

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