Japan Times Q&A

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Ed Odeven of Japan Times in Tokyo interviewed me for part of his Q&A series with authors. Check out Ed's thorough interview on all aspects of writing STRONG INSIDE here. I was thrilled word of Perry Wallace's place in history had reached all the ... [Continue Reading]

Celebration of a Remarkable Life

A Celebration of Life service for Perry Wallace was held at Vanderbilt University on Feb. 19, which would have been the pioneer's 70th birthday. SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey and Vanderbilt Chancellor Nick Zeppos were among the speakers, and it was ... [Continue Reading]

Remembering Perry Wallace: The Athletic

Remembering Perry Wallace: The Athletic Thank you to Seth Davis of The Athletic for the opportunity to write a remembrance of Perry Wallace, who passed away Dec. 1. For Perry Wallace, it was never about him. Every time the spotlight shined ... [Continue Reading]

Connections to Perry Wallace, Even in Madison, WI

The great Doug Moe, longtime columnist on everything that is Madison, Wisconsin, wrote about the connections between Perry Wallace, STRONG INISDE, and that great city. Among other things, I was born there and have enjoyed the opportunity to tell ... [Continue Reading]

ESPN Radio Interview with Jeremy Schaap

I wrote an article on Frank Dowsing, the first African American football player at Mississippi State University, who had become a "hidden figure" after a highly successful career in Starkville. Jeremy Schaap from ESPN Radio's "The Sporting Life" had ... [Continue Reading]

Feature on WSMV-Ch 4 with Rudy Kalis

Legendary Nashville television journalist Rudy Kalis visited Lipscomb Academy, where the entire middle school read STRONG INSIDE this year. Here's his piece from Channel 4 on the impact the book had on these young students. ... [Continue Reading]

Raising Race Conscious Children Guest Blog

"In my opinion, the fact that racism endures and even thrives represents a fundamental failure in parenting. And that’s not just an easy indictment of parents who eagerly pass along their own hatred. More important is the much larger pool of parents ... [Continue Reading]

Jonesborough Herald & Tribune Feature

When Humanities Tennessee arranged a Student Reader Day visit to Jonesborough Middle School, reporter Marina Waters of the Jonesborough Herald & Tribune came out to the school for an interview. The amazing program provided 400 free copies of ... [Continue Reading]