The Teen Appeal

Giving truth to Memphis youth

Use your setbacks to propel you forward

By Amanda Chandler (Central High School) As a part of the 18th annual Lionel Linder Journalism Camp, the Teen Appeal was visited by guest speaker Derrick Rivers, who works as … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sea of Blue pays tribute to fallen

By Lily Donaldson (Bolton High School) On August 5, police officers held a ‘Sea of Blue’ in honor of fallen officer, Sean Bolton, starting at Walnut Grove and traveling through … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Teen Appeal kicks off its 18th year

By London Montaque, Madison Brown & Hadiyah Weaver (Overton High School, White Station High School & Cordova High School) The Teen Appeal, a city-wide high school newspaper, held its 18th annual … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

One young Memphian wants to be the new King

By Savanna Hulbert (K.I.P.P.) Lately, I’ve been following upcoming Memphis musicians King Mayanara and Rue|Blue, who have a bond of being family, as well as artists. Compared to other artists … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Don’t only focus on bad events in schools

By Dominique Malone (White Station High School) The recent events at White Station High School have led to an undesired, accusatory light on Memphis’ high-standard high school. News outlets and … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Christian spirit rocks Winter Jam

By Osarugue Otebele (Hollis F. Price Middle College High School) In late March, six of America’s biggest Christian artists came together and rocked out the FedExForum stage. Those four hours … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

J. Cole takes aim at rappers in new album

By Osarugue Otebele (Hollis F. Price Middle College High School) The first single of rapper Jermaine Lamarr Cole’s album contains a chorus that many fans found themselves singing along to … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

City will “eMPLOY” teens this summer

By Breyanah Graham (Ridgeway High School) Due to the perceived rise in youth violence in Memphis, the city is currently looking for ways to combat it. One phase of the … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

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