Category Archives: Inspiration

Watch: Kamikaze on Mic Magazine TV

Brad “Kamikaze” Franklin is forever grinding. Husband, father, hip hop artist, socially conscious journalist and CEO of OurGlass Media Group, whenever I spot him in public he’s either working or running errands (i.e. still working). Despite the menacing conotation of his moniker, he oozes positivity and intelligence. Watch as he breaks down the meaning of his name,  the reason he is Mississippi’s greatest MC, the importance of supporting local artists, and his OG-ness.

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Presentation of Scholarships and Grant at Soul City Showcase

This weekend, Comcast will recognize the 2014 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program during the Soul City Showcase. Since the scholarship program’s inception, there have been over 19,000 winners totaling more than $19 million in scholarship funds.

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The Weather Channel’s Vivian Brown speaks at alma mater- JSU

Jackson State University’s very own Vivian Brown of The Weather Channel was home to participate in the school’s annual Mass Comm Celebration earlier this week. JSU’s official newspaper, The Blue & White Flash, was on hand to report all the details. Check it out below. (Photo credit: Dominique McCraney)

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The 25th Annual Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration

For the past 24 years, nobody has celebrated southern history by way of a combination of books, film, music, food, lectures, and other entertainment quite like the Natchez Literary & Cinema Celebration.  This year marks the 25th anniversary of the conference, and its theme alone- Continue reading The 25th Annual Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration