Worth Every Second: Taking the Flag Battle to Washington, D.C.

The Confederate flag is situated in the top left corner of the Mississippi State flag. It soars above the State Capitol building and thousands of other buildings and homes across Mississippi. Maisie Brown, a 14-year-old Jim Hill student, took her plea to Washington, D.C. asking Mississippians to reevaluate what embracing the symbol means and her […]

‘I’m Not Ugly’: How I Survived Bullying

“You’re so ugly no one will ever like you.” Z’eani Furdge, a 16-year-old homeschooled junior, had enough. We’ve all heard the expression, ‘sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me,’ but truth is words hurt. Photo by Zaccheus White by Z’eani Furdge [gdlr_frame type=”border” align=”left” caption=”Photo by Zaccheus White”][gdlr_image_link type=”image” […]