Happiness is a Curse

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 attention to the crying rainbow for its positive outlook on a […]

Less Fortunate Youth

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 some by gangs Some choose drugs and ruin their brains maybe switch to […]

Ongoing YMP Youth Crime Forums Generate Causes, Solutions from All Ages

The Mississippi Youth Media Project started holding public dialogue circles in the Jackson community in early 2018 to collect potential solutions for crime and violence in the area. Dozens of local residents, from teenagers to elected officials, have brainstormed together for possible answers to several questions while sitting in circles with equal voices, as well […]