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Minorities & the wage gap

The gap between what black and white Mississippi workers earn is still substantial, despite 25 years of advances for African American Mississippians. That’s the bottom line of a report on the economic status of African Americans in the state by Dr. Marianne Hill, senior economist at the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning. Blacks make up 37 percent of the state ...

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Out of Oxford and to Africa

Mississippi couple runs successful safari business On an African safari trip last year, Warigia Bowman and her family came a little too close for comfort to wildlife when an elephant charged the vehicle they were traveling in. Luckily, her husband knew what to do to quickly get the family out of her harm’s way. His expertise lies in his 15 ...

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