Sixty-one years ago, 13 first-graders made history

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 10, 2022 12:06 PM CT | Published: October 03, 2022 3:24 PM CT

Memphis-Shelby County Schools recognizes the ‘Memphis 13’ who desegregated public schools in Memphis in 1961.


MSCS Memphis 13 Toni Williams Jamond Bullock Daniel Kiel Pamela Evans-Mayes Carmen Gregory
Aarron Fleming

Aarron Fleming

Aarron Fleming is an education reporter with The Daily Memphian. He earned his B.A. in journalism from the University of Memphis.


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