Arts

Memphian Spotlight: DJ Pryor

We doubt you can get your kids on his waiting list, but DJ Pryor is the new principal at Memphis Daddy Day Care. #RealTalk His adorable—and hilarious—viral video has been viewed 57 million times across social media. It also showcases the role that millennial dads are playing in young households. Psychological research from families across […]

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Memphian Spotlight: Chen Tang and Mulan 2020

As the saying goes: “If you don’t know where you come from, you don’t know where you’re going…” Starring in the live-action remake of the Disney hit Mulan, Chen Ying Tang may have been born in Japan, but he knows where he got his soul… “I’ve had many people—many people—mention that about my work, [that’s […]

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Memphian Stories: Mayor Candace Hollingsworth

This past weekend, Memphis hosted its second annual Black Millennial Convention at LeMoyne-Owen College. The event included panels and sessions centered around the needs and wants of the Black community in Memphis. It featured leading Millennial voices from Memphis such as State Senator Raumesh Akbari, Shelby County Commissioner Tami Sawyer; President of Black Millennials for […]

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Teach For America Memphis Announces Third Annual Barbara Rosser Hyde Award Finalists

The Barbara Rosser Hyde Alumni Leadership Award is a $5,000 award honoring an alumna/alumnus in Memphis who is doing innovative work to disrupt systems of inequality in Memphis. The award will celebrate profound acts of leadership that ensure we are making progress to “One Day” for the students and communities we serve and that our students are globally competitive, socially aware, and have access to opportunities that develop their leadership potential.