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A Mile of Mississippi Celebration

To coincide with the opening of the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and as a way to celebrate the state's bicentennial, Team JXN, the Greater Jackson Arts Council, and other organizations and businesses will partner together for the "Mississippi Mile" on Saturday, Dec. 9.

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JXN Natural Hair Expo

Tameka Dyon saw a need for Jackson to have its own space for women with natural hair to come together and share their knowledge about the subject.

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Chavakia Porter

Ever since Chavakia Porter was a little girl, she says she dreamed of being a wedding planner. However, when she later realized she wanted to work with a variety of events and clients, she decided to become an event planner.

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Matthew Kajdan

Estelle Wine Bar & Bistro Executive Chef Matthew Kajdan says that his favorite dish to make at the bistro is the grilled redfish.

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Sarah Stripp

Stripp knew she wanted to work at Springboard to Opportunities after she heard Chief Executive Officer Dr. Aisha Nyandoro speak about the nonprofit organization's mission to help families who live in low-income residences.

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Angela Butler

Though Angela Butler is now a local entrepreneur and volunteer enthusiast, she says she had to "learn to fail forward toward success."

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From Mother School to Museum

From the outside, one can't possibly see the beautiful and tragic history that the two-story gray building on Bloom Street holds.

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Teaching Across America

Remember Forever will host five fun and interactive photography workshops in April. Amazon and B & H Camera store are supporting the weekend event as part of Remember Forever's Photographing America initiative.

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Gig: Athletic Authority

What advice do you have for others who would like to become a fitness trainer? Become well educated on exercise science and nutrition. Have genuine compassion for people and concern for their well-being.

Melissa Edwards

Melissa Edwards grew up surrounded by the influence of architecture through her two uncles who work in design. She did not know of any female architects who could serve as role models, however, but that didn't stop her from entering the field.

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