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Azia Wiggins

Editorial Assistant Azia Wiggins is a proud “Jacksonian Ju” with an extensive science background, but she’s a God-fearing, carefree songbird at heart. She loves owls, Skittles, learning new things and growing relationships with amazing new people.

Recent Commentary

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EDITOR'S NOTE: Rage and Grace Amid COVID-19

In Mississippi, will it take bodies piled up on North State Street outside of UMMC before we all stand hand-in-hand, unafraid to collectively unite and govern ourselves?

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EDITOR'S NOTE: A Silver Lining to the COVID-19 Crisis

"Be present in your feelings right now and take time to look within and unpack when you’re ready. It’s perfectly OK to slow down and not give into the perpetual ...

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OPINION: Love Letter to Jackson: You Need My Grind, Sweat and Tears

"Jackson, Miss., is the new mecca for innovation and forward progress and will be an example for cities nationwide with similar back stories. I refuse to leave you right when ...

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Recent Stories

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Azia’s Picks 4-16-21

If you need some new ideas on what’s happening in the tri-city area this upcoming week, check out my picks. Whatever you decide, remember we’re still in a pandemic, so ...

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Azia’s Picks 4-9-21

What you got up for this weekend? If you’re still wondering, take some time to read through my upcoming picks. Looks like it's going to be a wet weekend, so ...

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Azia’s Picks Easter Edition 4-2-21

It’s Easter Weekend, so you know what that means: an extended weekend to do more of what we love with those we love. If you’re looking to see what the ...

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Azia’s Picks 3-26-21

What’s on your to-do list for this upcoming weekend leading into next week? If you need a good starting place before making plans, check out my picks to see if ...

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Azia’s Picks 3-19-21

If you’re needing some insight on a few of my favorite things to do in the tri-city area this weekend, go ahead and read below for my picks. Stay safe ...

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Azia’s Picks 3-12-21

What are your plans for this weekend? If you’re open to suggestions, check out a few of my fave events for this weekend.

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Azia’s Picks 3-5-21

Despite the dire circumstances, we have been creative in our ways of engaging one another and we keep finding ways to steadily enjoy what the tri-city area has to offer ...

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Azia’s Picks 2-19-21

Once it's completely safe to travel again, if you’re looking for something fun to get into, whether virtually or mingling with friends and family publically, I hope my picks can ...

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Azia’s Picks, Valentine’s Day Edition 2-5-21

If you are trying to get out and get involved in some lovey, dovey activities to share with partners or—for us single folks—find creative ways to share love with your ...

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Azia's Picks 2-5-21

I challenge us all to take our learning and including Black history to a deeper level this year. Do some private research into the rich history of Mississippi and maybe ...

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