by Starlette Simmons It was all about segregation seen throughout the nation. We thought it was over, but it’s time for realization. We had to learn how to stand up and take on a fight for something that is right. We had to look at... Read More
by Mirracle Caston Jackson, Miss., could be a good city, but it has some things to fix first, one of which is our schools. Our Jackson Public Schools system is not in as good of a shape as it could be. We could make a... Read More
by Bradley Mitchell Abandoned houses should be remodeled for the lower-class and homeless people in Jackson. One time when Jacorey and I were walking around, we decided to jump the gate to an abandoned house and bust the glass. After we did that, a nice woman approached... Read More
by Kaitlyn Fowler Rilke ends his sonnet “Archaic Torso of Apollo” saying “You must change your life.” James Wright ends “Lying In a Hammock at William Duffy’s Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota” saying “I have wasted my life.” Ruth Stone ends “A Moment” saying... Read More
by Jaliyah Armon Knowing the world is fighting its last battle is like watching a loose leaf on a tree branch, dangling with the strong blowing wind, trying to hold on for dear life. Everything was damned to be dark and broken; no one ever paid... Read More
By Jacquey Davis Life is good, life is great Life is like your favorite cake But not for all the spoon is silver And not all have their life delivered Some have no help, not even from parents They need your help, not your glaring Surrounded by drugs and... Read More
by Anthony Hawkins There I stood, looking in the mirror, glaring at the reflection of the abyss of dark waters curiously acknowledging what the world calls peace. “Peace be with you,” they say to me, but of what has peace come to be? I lift... Read More
2018 YMP is well on its way!
Meet the Students in our 2018 YMP program! The program has started and students are busy completing packages. Check out more of their work.