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This project would not exist without the hard work, input and inspiration from many people and organizations.

Crossroads Team

Many current and former Rhodes students, faculty and staff have contributed to the project. These include:

Tara Anders, Blake Anderson, Kevin Barre, Lynne Blair, Suzanne Bonefas, Francesca Davis, Jay Eckles, Courtney Eskew, Rachel Feinman, Elizabeth Gates, Robyn Gibboney, Steve Haynes, Christina Huntington, Daniel Jacobs, Holly James, Janet James, Joshua Jefferies, Britt Jenkins, Bob Johnson, Daney Kepple, Kenan Padgett, Katherine Lambert-Pennington, Jim Lanier, Charlie Lemond, Charles McKinney, Gail Murray, Duvall Osteen, Cathy Palmer, Stacy Pennington, Binaya Poudyal. Avery Pribila, Robert Saxe, Carl Schow, Micah Stroup, Janice Tankersley, Richie Trenthem, Joe Wack, Timothy Watkins, Russ Wigginton, Becky Williams, Paul Williford, Crystal Windless


We are pleased to acknowledge the following community and national partners for their support, advice, encouragement and wisdom.

Edward L. Ayers, Barbara Andrews, Steven Becton, The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change, Mose Yvonne Brooks-Hooks, The Brooks Museum, Cadre5, Patrick P. Carey, The Coalition for Networked Information, The Curb Family Foundation, William W. Deupree, Jr., The Deupree Family Foundation, Carol Drake, Anne Dugan, Dorrit and Art Gilliam, Laura Helper-Ferris, The Hill Foundation Inc., Facing History and Ourselves, FedEx Corporation, William Ferris, Ed Frank, Rachel Frick, Laurie Green, Scott Hamlin, Eddie Mae Hawkins, Michael Honey, Francis and Benjamin Hooks, Eric Jansson, Jim Johnson, Mike Kerr, Valerie Love, The Institute for Museum and Library Services, Kenneth T. Jackson, Samuel "Billy" Kyles, Chris Matz, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Memphis City Schools (in particular our partner teachers in the Learning Corridor), Memphis Civil Rights Research Consortium, The Memphis Commercial Appeal, Memphis/Shelby County Public Library, C.C. Mercer, The National Civil Rights Museum, Marina Pacini, Charles Payne, Charles Penix, Susan Perry, Eddie Ray, Beverly Robertson, Joann Self, Sid Selvidge, Rachel Shankman, Crandall "Randy" Shifflett, The Shelby Co. Archives, Maxine and Vasco Smith, The Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Essie Steadman, Russell B. Sugarmon, Ethel Tompkins, Charlene Trotter, Lynne and Henry Turley, Cal Turner, Johnnie Turner, The University of Memphis Libraries, The University of Virginia Libraries and the Fedora team, The Virginia Center for Digital History, Fayth Hill Washington, Marc Willis, Bert Wolff, Harmon Wray, and all the Memphians and others who have agreed to be interviewed and who have advised us regarding content and community building

We welcome your input. Please contact us.