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Rev. Wendell Paris

Throughout his adult life, Rev. Wendell Paris, Sr. has been involved in a leadership capacity in a variety of organizations and efforts that promote not only civil rights, but also economic development designed to sustain communities that are typically comprised of lower-income minorities.

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Isabel Rubio

Isabel Rubio serves as executive director of the Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama (¡HICA!), a nonprofit organization that facilitates the social, civic and economic integration of Hispanic individuals and families through its educational, leadership-development programs. Greatly influenced by the struggle for civil rights in her native Mississippi, Rubio founded the coalition.

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New Orleans CBG Fest

“Songs Inside The Box,” the cigar box guitar documentary was shown as a part of the 2017 New Orleans Cigar Box Guitar Festival. The three-day event began on Thursday, January 19th at New Orleans Jazz Museum in the Old U.S. Mint, with a special New Orleans premiere screening.

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Cooper Hodges

A brain tumor took Cooper Hodges from us when he was only four years old, but Cooper’s love for life and courage despite adversity inspired many people and will continue to inspire others as Lauren Hope Hodges and Johnathon Hodges share the story of their Super Cooper. Preston Sullivan and I produced this video for… Read more »

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Rachel Corscadden

Rachel Looney Corscadden’s battle with cancer has lasted for several years but she has remained strong. Her inspiring story is told in this video which Preston Sullivan and I produced for the American Cancer Society of the Shoals Gift of Hope Gala in December 2016.

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Penny Joiner

Meet cancer survivor Penny Nelson Joiner in the first of three video profiles Preston Sullivan and I produced for the American Cancer Society of the Shoals as a part of our work with the University of Alabama Center for Public Television. The three videos were shown at a December 2016 event.