Inaugural STEAMFest at the Museum of Science and History Promises Peek at STEAM Careers

Dozens of Memphis Community Partners Team Up to Provide Valuable Insight into the World of STEAM October 6, 2021- Memphis, TN – The Museum of Science and…

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First Round of Concord Stax Scholarships Awarded

STAX MUSIC ACADEMY ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF CONCORD STAX SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2021-2022 Memphis, TN – September 15, 2021 – Earlier this year, Stax Records owner Concord announced the Concord Stax Scholarships. The scholarships…

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Tent City Movement, King Assassination to be discussed at July event in Memphis

Marc Perrusquia, Willy Bearden, Daphene McFerren, John Ashworth and Bill Carey to present July 27 at the Cotton Exchange At a time when many members…

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Soulsville Charter School recognized for ongoing poverty-fighting efforts

With an investment of $110,000, Slingshot Memphis’ independent study validates the school’s impact in fighting poverty The Soulsville Charter School announced today that its poverty-fighting…

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Stand for Children Tennessee to host ‘THIS IS 2020: MEANINGFUL STORIES, ARTFUL HEALING’ Showcase on September 24

Student art submissions reflect youth perspectives on pandemic, racial injustice in Memphis and Shelby County Memphis, Tennessee – Stand for Children Tennessee will host a virtual…

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Gordon School: An Episode from Memphis, Part II

Two of the Memphis 13, and Four Periods of Desegregation in the Shelby County School System WITNESSES TO HISTORY By Sophia Mason Gordon School: An Episode…

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‘You can’t educate dead kids’: 80 gather to protest in-person instruction in Memphis

Feature Image: About 80 people gathered at Shelby County Schools’ central office on Tuesday afternoon to protest in-person instruction. (Laura Faith Kebede / Chalkbeat) Laura Faith…

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Shelby County Schools board contenders talk pandemic, state testing, and ASD transition

Feature Image: Chalkbeat Tennessee moderates a forum on Zoom with candidates vying for seats in Shelby County districts 5 and 7. Bill Dries, The Daily…

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