Motivation To Graduation Dropout Prevention Forum

Community leaders and partners met in the MPB Auditorium to address Mississippi's current dropout crisis and discussed solutions to increase the overall graduation rate throughout the state.

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MPB Education Community Champions

Find out more about the 2016 MPB Education Community Champions.

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Can I Kick It? 2016 Youth Summer Media Institute

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MPB's Can I Kick It?

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MPB's “Can I Kick It?” hosted a town hall meeting at each of our four participating “Can I Kick It?” Crew schools (Lanier, Calloway, Wingfield and Provine).

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180 Days: A Year Inside an American High School

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Join MPB for a special pre-screening of 180 Days: A Year Inside an American High School.

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Pam Shaw

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Public interest lobbyist Pam Shaw was born in Vicksburg and grew up during a time of racial and economic tension.

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June Hardwick

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Attorney and activist June Hardwick grew up surrounded by educators and learned as a child the importance of learning.

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Chokwe Lumumba

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Chokwe Lumumba is an attorney, city councilman and leader of the New Afrikan People’s Organization.

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Davetta Cook Lee and Jonathan Lee

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Davetta serves as an attorney in Mississippi and the Executive Director for the Access to Justice Commission, and Johnathan is the owner of Mississippi Products, Inc. 

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Jason Pyinfamous Thompson

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Jason is an MC, as well as a Co-Owner of Fahrenheight Creative Group and 106 Lounge. 

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Big K.R.I.T.

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Although Def Jam recording artist Big K.R.I.T. started his career as a teenager, he decided early on he was going to finish school.

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Geraldine Brookins

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Geraldine Brookins serves as president of Changing Dynamics, a management consulting firm in Jackson, Miss.

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Skipp

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Jackson-born artist Skipp barely graduated high school with a 1.4 grade point average. After a push from his mother, he enrolled in college and began to realize his abilities. He explains that education “separates average men from great ones.”

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