Letters From The Editor – Volume 5

“I know what I have to do, and I’m going to do whatever it takes. If I do it, I’ll come out a winner, and it doesn’t matter what anyone else does.” – Florence Griffith Joyner Florence Griffith Joyner aka Flo-Jo is one of my inspirations for more reasons than...

Letters From The Editor – Volume 4

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” – Barack Obama Who better exemplifies being “the change that we seek” than the very first Black president of...

Letters From The Editor – Volume 2

“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” -James Baldwin Change is defined as something that produces a different position, course, or direction. In the weeks leading up to the presidential election, I felt it was...

Path to the Olympics: Q&A with Shelby McEwen

Originally from Oxford, Mississippi, Shelby McEwen began as a basketball player at Northwest Mississippi Community College. Along the way, he realized his growing passion for track and field, particularly when it came to high jump.  After enrolling as a...

Letter From The Editor – Vol. 4

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” – Barack Obama Who better exemplifies being “the change that we seek” than the very first Black president of...
Letter from Editor

Letter from Editor

“Meaningful change often happens as a result of a revelation rather than a resolution.” – Viola Davis   Revelation is defined as a surprising and previously unknown fact. Nineteen Fifty-Six Magazine was founded on the revelation that there was nothing like...