Mississippi state representatives gather for Black American State forum

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – Senators, representatives, Jackson Police Chief James Davis and U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi Carlton Reeves gathered in Jackson, Mississippi on Saturday for a conference called “The State of Black America. Where do we go from here?”

This forum addressed many issues of the black community: legislative, educational and psychological.

Those who attended Saturday’s forum say it will require more resources and act as a coalition to help make a difference.

“The church needs to be strong and visible and have programs that meet the needs of those in the community,” said CME pastor Jamie L. Capers Lynch Street.

Pastor Capers says that in order to solve some of the problems in the black community, getting to the root of some of the problems is the first step.

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