March 15, 2021

2021 YG&E Awards: A Symbol of Hope

Last year the Young, Gifted & Empowered Awards (YG&E) barely missed the onset of the COVID pandemic. It was held the last Saturday in February, days […]
February 27, 2019

YG&E Youth Summit Introduces Students To A World Of Opportunities!

The Young, Gifted & Empowered Awards hosting it inaugural youth summit on Friday, February 22 at Jackson Public Schools’ Michelle Obama Early College Program on the […]
February 11, 2019


Jackson, Miss— The 2019 Young, Gifted & Empowered Awards (YG&E) makes five years since the awards show first debuted. Dedicated to highlight young professionals between the […]
November 14, 2017

9,000 And Counting… A New Wave Of Tech Divas

Interesting fact…African American women only account for three percent of the STEM profession. In the mid 80s when Kimberly Bryant was an undergraduate electrical engineer major […]
November 13, 2017

PJ Morton Is Sticking To His Guns

It’s hard to put an artist like PJ Morton in a box. His music reminds you of classical Stevie Wonder…it’s timeless, relevant and feels good, but […]
February 21, 2017

Patty Peck Honda Presents the 2017 Young, Gifted & Empowered Award

2017 marks the third year for the Young, Gifted & Empowered Awards (YG&E)  presented by Patty Peck Honda.  YG&E is scheduled for Saturday, March 4, 2017 […]
April 26, 2016

Favorite FLOTUS Commencement Quotes

The First Lady of the United State (FLOTUS) Michelle Obama’s commencement speech at the 2016 graduation at Jackson State University will go down as one of […]
January 4, 2016

Great By Choice

A new year always brings about a desire to be a better version of one’s self, but being great isn’t something that just happens.  Like most […]
December 7, 2015

The Rules Still Apply

As the old cliche will have it, rules are meant to be broken or at least that’s what society has taught us. However, even the most […]
January 20, 2014

The Evolution of Dr. Martin Luther King, JR.

Each person on this earth has a path that formed who they are today and who they will be tomorrow. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s path […]