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Do you know the FIRST black graduate of the University of Memphis?

Luther C. McClellan, a blessing to our younger generation! Luther C. McClellan was one of the Memphis State Eight, who were the first African-American students admitted to Memphis State University in 1959.  He became the first African-American…
Summer shares her lessons on how to stay focused on your goals when you feel like giving up.
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Remember this when you feel like giving up

Before finding out that I was pregnant, I had dreams. I wanted to go to college. I wanted to be successful. I wanted a career. Then at 15 I got pregnant by a guy I didn’t know and was soon a single, teenage mother. If you have found yourself…
Reginald Clark
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Meet Reginald and Ebony Clark, S.O. What! Success Stories

As a college freshman, I made a decision to pledge an amazing sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. That decision opened my world up and introduced me to an entire Greek family with incredible brothers sisters who would go on to do incredible…
Andrew Bailey
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Meet Andrew Bailey, an inspiring S.O. What! Success Story

One of the most incredible people I met during my time as a student at the University of Memphis was my friend, Andrew Bailey. We were both teen parents and student leaders with tremendous challenges and less than ideal backgrounds that most…
Summer shares her lessons in exploring relationships as a single parent.
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Exploring Relationships As A Single Parent

At some point I was exploring relationships because I wanted my son to have a father figure in his life. I had been a teenage mother from the time I was 15-years old. I’d also been raising my son alone as a single mother for years. I wanted…