This week as I prepare for my first out of town blogging gig, I’m humbled to have even been considered for the job. Out of all the bloggers in Atlanta, I was chosen to be the official blogger for the STRONG Conference this weekend. Little ole Jessica Simien from Jackson, Mississippi….me.
I had this same feeling when I was granted access to last week’s concert to benefit the campaign for labor rights for Nissan workers in Canton. I didn’t earn that access because I work for a news station or newspaper owned by a major corporation. I earned that access because I had a dream to start my own media outlet and I acted on it.
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