Behind The Citizens



BTC Episode 08: Wes Milligan

FedEx corporate communications manager Wes Milligan is working towards a world without Alzheimer’s.


St. Jude and CodeCrew make Memphis history

CodeCrew students used augmented reality technology to bring to life the artwork of St. Jude patients, telling a powerful story at the intersection of St. Jude’s mission and modern technology. A whole new way to interact with St. Jude patients and technology, these art installations can be […]


BTC Episode 07: Dr. Charalampos Babis Kalodimos

Dr. Charalampos Babis Kalodimos talks about St. Jude’s new $10 million magnet, the largest of its kind in the world and his commitment to building a world-class Structural Biology Department.


BTC Episode 06: IMakeMadBeats

A producer. A brand. A man. IMakeMadBeats takes us through what it means to take dedication of craft beyond the next level.


BTC Episode 05: Justin Merrick

From music to community engagement, Justin Merrick talks about his passion to cultivate and raise an authentic voice across Memphis.


BTC Episode 04: Kelly English

Bringing flavors from his Louisiana home to the melting pot of Memphis, Kelly brings people of all backgrounds together in two of his well-known midtown eateries.


BTC Episode 03: Ekundayo Bandele

Hatiloo Theater’s founder explains his unexpected start into the theater scene and illustrates the metamorphosis taking place in Memphis’ culture.


BTC Episode 02: Yancy Villa-Calvo

Art imitates life and Yancy’s work demonstrates the importance of seeing life through another’s eyes. With roots to Mexico City and a true symbol of Memphis’ diversity; Yancy’s work gives perspective on the community.


BTC Episode 01: Talibah Safiya

Creative and soulful, Talibah’s talent is more than her own. Her art represents the spirit of soul that comes from humble beginnings and refuses to be silenced.

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