Meili Powell graduated from the University of Washington in 2017 with a BA in History, BA of Arts in Early Childhood and Family Studies, and a minor in Education, Learning, & Society. After graduation, Meili joined Teach for America in Memphis, Tennessee, where she taught elementary school for three years. Currently, Meili works as a literacy coach for ALLMemphis (Access Language & Literacy). In the future, Meili plans to graduate school for public policy and then continue working as an advocate for educational equity.
Memphis Minnie, known as the “Queen of the Blues,” was a singer, guitarist, and songwriter. Her title stems from her legacy of successfully recording music across four decades as well as being the lone female voice in a male dominated blues scene. Memphis Minnie was … Read MoreMemphis Minnie (1887-1973)