Tennessee Mass Choir/students to perform at LOC Sunday

Tennessee Mass Choir/students to perform at LOC Sunday

The Tennessee Mass Choir, under the direction of Grammy award winning music producer Jason Clark, will headline this year’s annual LOC Sunday, set for April 23 at Brown Missionary Baptist Church, 7600 Swinnea Road in Southaven, Miss. The event also will feature performances by the LOC Concert and Gospel choirs. Former Hallelujah 95.7 FM radio personality Michael Adrian Davis will host the event.

Freshmen receive accolades/advice during ceremony

Freshmen receive accolades/advice during ceremony

Freshman students received awards and advice during the third annual Freshman Seminar declaration of major award ceremony April 5 in the Bruce Hall/Johnson gymnasium. Each division chair and a student representative expounded on their division and welcomed the rising sophomores into their divisions.

Rev. Jesse Jackson spotlights restoration of local black hospital

Rev. Jesse Jackson spotlights restoration of local black hospital

Civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson addressed hundreds April 3 during an event designed to raise awareness about the importance of health care in the black community.  About 20 LeMoyne-Owen College students accompanied LOC President Andrea Lewis Miller to the event, held at Mount Olive CMC Church.

Student leaders display talents at Nubian Extravaganza

Student leaders display talents at Nubian Extravaganza

Students competing for leadership positions took the first step in securing their titles at the Nubian Extravaganza, held Mar. 30 in the Little Theater.

The People’s Grocery Lynching 125 years later

The People’s Grocery Lynching 125 years later

Student leaders of the college's Kashmir Society joined local historians to participate in a commemoration ceremony and march today marking the 125th anniversary of the People’s Grocery Lynching. Ministers, local residents and students from Christian Brothers High School at Sacramento attended the event, held at Second Congregational Church on Walker Ave. Participants learned the story of three African-American store owners – Calvin Mcdowell, Thomas Moss, and Will Stewart of then Peoples Grocery -- who were taken from the Shelby County jail and killed in March of 1892.

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