Tom Joyner Show: Little Known Black History Fact- The Memphis 13

On the 50th anniversary of school desegregation in Memphis, the Memphis 13 were honored on the nationally-syndicated Tom Joyner Show.  Story is here…

WREG: “The Memphis 13” Chronicles Memphis School Desegregation


WMC: 50th Anniversary of Memphis 13

WKNO-FM – “The Memphis 13” Premieres

Listen here: On October 3rd, 1961, thirteen African-American children walked into formerly all-white schools in Memphis. Unlike other cities, Memphis schools desegregated without violence; and first-graders—not high-schoolers—broke the color line. There’s a new documentary out about the event. Reverend Samuel “Billy” Kyles is one of the main characters. Kyles remembers bringing his daughter to the doors of Bruce Elementary School 50 years…

Good Morning Memphis: Dwania Kyles Intervew

The Memphis 13:

CA Coverage of 50th Anniversary

The Memphis 13: First-graders made history 50 years ago integrating Memphis schools PHOTO GALLERY: The Memphis 13 Brown v. Board was a catalyst for change The Memphis 13 Now