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JOURNALISM
7:30 am
Tue September 30, 2014

C.A. Editor Louis Graham and the State of the Paper

Louis Graham sees hard journalism as the key to the Commercial Appeal's future. In the meantime, Memphis' largest paper will lose some frills.  


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EDUCATION
7:30 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Stories of Champions III: Esmeralda Martinez

Esmeralda Martinez
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Esmeralda Martinez, an elementary school teacher at Catholic Jubilee Schools, is the focus of our third installment in the "Stories of Champions" series.


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EDUCATION
7:30 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Stories of Champions II: Gabriel Fotsing

Gabriel Fotsing
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In our second "Stories of Champions" installment, Gabriel Fotsing helps students throughout the Mississippi delta navigate the college admissions process. 

Fotsing is the founder of The College Initiative, a Memphis-based nonprofit organization that spends time with students explaining the often-complicated process of college admissions. Many students, Fotsing says, don't realize what is out there, either in terms of college programs or opportunities for scholarships.

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EDUCATION
3:09 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

Stories of Champions I: NeShante Brown

NeShante Brown teaches at Soulsville Charter School where students, so have, have a 100 percent college acceptance rate.

NeShante Brown, a founding member of the Soulsville Charter School, is the first profile in our "Stories of Champions" series.


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TEEN VIOLENCE
9:30 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Activists Look for Solutions to Teen Violence

On Sept. 16, Stevie Moore planted crosses in Foote Homes to represent loved ones lost to violence.
Credit Christopher Blank

Youth advocate Stevie Moore hopes that community leaders follow through on promises following recent teen violence.


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