Memphis, TN – A struggling actor, born on January 6th, 1914 as Amos Muzyad Jahoob, once knelt down in prayer in front of a statue of Saint Jude, the patron saint of hopeless causes. He asked for guidance and help in his career, pledging in return to build a shrine to the saint.
Memphis, TN – John Malmo is chairman emeritus of Archer/Malmo Advertising and an independent marketing consultant. For more about Mr. Malmo - and to obtain a copy of his book of 110 two-minute business pearls - go to johnmalmo.com.
Memphis, TN – Memphis Moments is co-produced by the Pink Palace Family of Museums (http://www.memphismuseums.org) and WKNO-FM, and airs on Tuesdays and Thursdays during All Things Considered on the WKNO Stations.
Memphis, TN – I love newspapers. Been reading up to three a day almost since I could read. So I hate it when I hear people say that the Internet will put newspapers out of business. Of course, I don't believe that's true. Any more than I believed that television was going to put radio out of business.
Whiteville and Braden, TN – Historically, schools in the South have fallen behind those in other parts of the country, and in 2007 that trend continues. But from an African-American perspective, that hasn't always been the case. During the last half-century of segregation, Southern schools for Black children prepared students for success despite institutionalized racism.