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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.

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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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Azia's Picks 1/24/2020

We made it to Friday once again Jacksonians, and we are finally getting to see some sunshine again. The Capital City is popping with a variety of occasions to get ...

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Azia's Picks 1-17-20

What are you in the mood for after a long, productive week? Let's plan a weekend together, starting with my top picks.

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Second Annual Jackson Book Festival: An Intellectual Revolution

A dedicated group of Jacksonians, fed up with the intellectual disparity within predominantly black communities, decided to form The Community Library Initiative with the vision of increasing literacy and creating ...

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Nick Cave: Feat

Nick Cave, an African American, Chicago-native artist, has produced a cornucopia of works using various mediums to create sculptures, installations, videos and performances.

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Womanist Alliance March

The Womanist Alliance in Jackson has been building political power and cultivating Jackson's growing community of activists for the past three years.

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Seth Power: 'Souvenir'

Growing up, Seth Power found himself locked away in his room for several hours a day, writing songs with his new recording software. The only force that could push Power ...

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Azia’s Picks 1-10-20

Mark my words: Jackson is the new mecca for innovation and forward progress and will be an example to follow for cities nation-wide with similar backstories. Let me help you ...

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Azia's Picks 1-3-20

How do you plan on welcoming in the first weekend of the new year? Let's see what's to do in the Capital City 2020 style with my top weekend picks.

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Azia's Picks: NYE Edition

Like every year, 2019 has certainly been a ride full of ups and downs. The Capital City has much to offer if you are looking for a place to unwind ...

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Azia’s Picks 12-27-19

Good tidings fellow Jacksonians! I cannot believe this is the very last Friday of the decade. Christmas 2019 has been archived for the books and New Year’s Day 2020 is ...

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