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March 5, 2018
Whether you are launching a company, reviving an existing business, or just a girl with a dream, women all over the world have been in your shoes. In honor of International Women’s Day, we salute women in business who share inspirational advice for future entrepreneurs.
March 2, 2018
An old Fedora hat. A black and white photo with slightly yellow edges. A worn coat. On the surface, they are single, isolated items. But when do they take on a greater meaning, telling a story that changes lives and history? It’s when the items are part of an exhibit that pays tribute to the
February 22, 2018
FedEx 777 Captain Albert Glenn was born “with an airplane in his hand”. At least that’s how his family describes his love of aviation, which started very early in life. Captain Glenn’s family provided the support he needed to pursue his dream of being a pilot, and Glenn later provided this same support to his
February 16, 2018
Imagine you’re a writer, and you get a call one day from a friend asking if you might be available to provide speech-writing assistance to a colleague of his. And then imagine that the colleague turns out to be Yolanda Denise King, daughter of Coretta and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. That’s what happened to
February 7, 2018
Surviving Memphis sanitation workers recall their 1968 campaign for economic equality, and the final moments of Dr. King’s life. “I remember when I was hired by the Memphis Department of Public Works on April 15, 1967,” recalls Rev. Cleophus Smith. “This particular morning, it was cold. I’m talkin’ about cold, cold. We didn’t have sufficient
February 2, 2018
FedEx Airbus Captain and Line Check Airman Tahirah Lamont Brown recalls her very first time in the cockpit in 1992—a momentous occasion for any pilot, but especially for an African American woman...
January 30, 2018
Millions have seen the image. Moments after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was fatally shot on April 4, 1968, photographer Joseph Louw captured the moment when those with Dr. King on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel all pointed to an area across the street. “In the moments following the shot, as King lay unconscious