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Tonya Dyson

Memphis music has always been different. From the fusions of country and soul singers that emanated from Soulsville to the gritty guitar sounds echoing off Beale Street, the music of Memphis has influenced the world. Our music is infectious – it gets in your bones and calls to artists like a siren, encouraging them to […]

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Dalisia Brye

Life is full of unexpected twists and turns, trials and triumphs. Dalisia Brye knows this well, and she often shares her own life experiences to uplift, inspire, and bring hope to others in the Memphis community. Dalisia’s journey back to Memphis began during her years as a Tennessee State University nursing student between 2006-2008. During […]

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Jonel Turner

Why did I choose Memphis?   I like to think that Memphis chose me. A few weeks after completing my associate’s degree in my hometown of Jacksonville, Florida, I decided to add the University of Memphis to my list of transfer-institutions that could complement my background in design. As fate would have it, Memphis was […]

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Dr. Isaac Rodriguez and Kayla Graff

Memphis is a place where lifelong Memphians and newcomers alike can bring their ideas to life, get involved, and experience sweet success. For siblings Dr. Isaac Rodriguez and Kayla Graff, that’s exactly what happened – and we do mean sweet success. The sibling duo co-founded SweetBio, a biotech company that makes membranes incorporated with Manuka […]

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Todd Richardson – Crosstown Arts

In the past decade, Memphis has become a national leader in the trend of turning unloved spaces into modern hotspots. From the complete revamp of beloved Overton Square to the reopening of the Chisca Hotel, historic buildings and streets all around Memphis are being reimagined and brought back to life. Memphians by and large are […]