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Kooky race to color bomb Zippity Doo Dah in March

When Zoloft and balloon animals can’t seem to raise your spirits, the best way to brighten your life is to run Color Me Rad 5K. That’s the sales pitches Color Me Rad organizers use to draw participants to their 5K that’s part exercise and part color explosion. The race, which started this year, will hit Jackson next March 23 at ...

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Jill Conner Browne

CLINTON- As the final touches are put on the first annual Zippity Doo Dah Parade in Jackson, MBJ-TV visits Clinton for an interview with Mississippi humorist and “Sweet Potato Queens” creator Jill Conner Browne.

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Q&A: Jill Conner Browne, Author and Sweet Potato Queen

MBJ gets all the credit Former stringer did OK despite misguided paper Jackson native Jill Conner Browne became an accidental author and published the “Sweet Potato Queens’ Book of Love” in 1999. She has written eight books and created a women’s movement that annually draws thousands to Jackson, providing an estimated multi-million dollar tourism impact. Sweet Potato Queens come from ...

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