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Amber Jordan

Meet 21 year-old Amber Francine Jordan. She is the daughter of Theadore, Jr. & Janice Jordan. Amber graduated at the top of her class at Crystal Springs High School in 2012. Then earned an Associate’s…

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How to Survive Troubled Waters

Sometimes life can be burdensome. You give, and give, and give, and life just take, and take, and take to a point when you are just drained. You feel empty inside and your body weakens…


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Driven

JT: As a Mississippian, I understand the struggle growing up here. How did you stay focused on your dream with so my odds against you? JC: At a young age I witnessed my mom become…



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DaQuan Powell

Meet Daquan Powell. He is the son of Mr. Danny Buck and Mrs. Jennifer Ervin. Daquan was the president of the 2012-2013 Crystal Springs Mayor’s Youth Council. “The CSMYC mostly taught me how to conduct…


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Juston Young

Meet Juston Young; son of Fred and Bobbie Young. Juston was an active member of the Crystal Springs Mayor’s Youth Council for two years and graduated Crystal Springs High School at the top of his…


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Shantasia Thomas

Meet Ms. Shantasia Thomas. Shantasia was the 2013-14 Crystal Springs Mayor’s Youth Council president and valedictorian of her 2014 class. Upon receiving several scholarships, Shantasia enrolled in Tougaloo College as a Biology/Pre-Med major. This summer she…


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Classy, Sassy, and In the Mixx

When you need to get the 411 in music and entertainment, look for none other than Roxanne, Roxanne! Radio Personnel, host of music and entertainment news, community activist and single mom, Roxanne Hernandez does it…


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A Call for Common Sense

If you have logged on to Facebook recently, I’m sure you have seen our youth engaging in some of the most ridiculous and mind-numbing activities imaginable. It’s called a “Challenge” where teens challenge each other…


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SHALONDA SPENCER SPEAKS

Ladies and gentlemen meet the very talented motivational speaker, writer, life coach, and mentor, Ms. Shalonda Spencer. Shalonda, 24, was born in Collins, MS and raised in Columbus, MS. Growing up in extreme poverty, bullied,…


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