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Big K.R.I.T.

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Although Def Jam recording artist Big K.R.I.T. started his career as a teenager, he decided early on he was going to finish school.

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Geraldine Brookins

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Geraldine Brookins serves as president of Changing Dynamics, a management consulting firm in Jackson, Miss.

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Adrienne

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Adrienne Williams of Bolton Edwards Elementary School talks inspirations, ideas, and drop out prevention for the Teacher Wall.

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Brandon

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Brandon Cline of Brandon Elementary School talks inspirations, ideas, and drop out prevention for the Teacher Wall.

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Short Story Writers

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Guest(s): Alistair MacLeod, Mary Ward Brown, Steve Yarbrough This episode of “Writers” moves from the topic of racial reconciliation, to the writing of place, to individual writing styles and the elegance and solitude of writing. These three masters talk about bad reviews, how they came to be writers, and the nature of the short story.

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Skipp

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Jackson-born artist Skipp barely graduated high school with a 1.4 grade point average. After a push from his mother, he enrolled in college and began to realize his abilities. He explains that education “separates average men from great ones.”

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Humor

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Host: Gene Edward Guest(s): Roy Blount Jr., Jill Conner Browne, Julia Reed

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Gloria Dickerson

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Gloria Dickerson is the founder and CEO of “We Together Creating Change,” an organization committed to making sure children are successful. 

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Antonio Wright

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As a football player at the age of 22, Antonio Wright's life changed when a car accident left him paralyzed from the waist down. 

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Novels

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Tim Gautreaux, author of The Clearing, began writing fiction when someone gave him an old Remington typewriter. The preteen found a pen pal in Canada and started sending him about 1500 words a week. 

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