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Brittani Moncrease

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Memphis, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Brittani:

12-year-old runs for fallen first responders

“Tonight, I’m running for Deputy Dale L. Wyman. He was with the Hardeman County Sheriff’s Office in Tennessee,” said Zechariah Cartledge. → Read More

'The most horrible thing I’d ever been through'

“I recommend that all patients with myeloma have the COVID-19 vaccination including their booster,” said Dr. Frits van Rhee, UAMS Myeloma Center Clinical Director. → Read More

Facebook group supports women of color battling breast cancer

“I was just a young 38-year-old Black girl who had questions about the disease as it pertains to being a Black woman and being young,” said Tiah Tomlin-Harris. → Read More

National Institute of Health study shows mixing vaccine booster shots can raise immune response

“Just because the body produces a large immune response, doesn’t necessarily mean that it changes the way it prevents COVID infections,” said Dr. Morgan Jones. → Read More

To mask or not to mask: What are the guidelines?

Shelby County continues to see a decline in COVID cases. This has many wondering when the September mask mandate for the Memphis area will be lifted. → Read More

YMCA Memphis extends food distribution for kids with Fall Meals Program

“Food insecurity existed prior to the pandemic and it was heightened during,” said Anthony Norris, YMCA Memphis Chief Development Officer. → Read More

A Collierville boy brings words of kindness to encourage strength after mass shooting

Conner Underwood wrote a special letter to Police Chief Dale Lane, which has brought kindness and hope to the community. → Read More

Choosing love over hate: SCS prays with parents of Cummings K-8 shooting

As the Memphis community struggles to heal following last week’s shooting at Cummings K-8 in Shelby County, the parents of those impacted have come together. → Read More

UTHSC starts new Midwifery Program to tackle maternal morbidity and mortality

“We look at life events as normal. Having a period is normal. Having a baby is normal. Going through menopause, it’s normal,” said Kate Fouquier, UTHSC Professor. → Read More

Drivers must adhere to the Move Over Law

“We beat the same dead horse all the time,” said Sergeant Chris Richardson, Tennessee Highway Patrol. → Read More

Racers prepare for St. Jude IRONMAN triathlon

The St. Jude IRONMAN triathlon will be held on Saturday and racers and organizers are gearing up for race day. → Read More

Students create public service announcement to encourage peers to get COVID-19 vaccine

“Taking the vaccine is the safest way we can protect ourselves and others around us,” said Shelby Williams. → Read More

When will the COVID vaccine be approved for kids under 12?

“They basically had to start from scratch with phase one trials to figure out what the appropriate dose was in younger children,” said Dr. Sandy Arnold. → Read More

Paint Memphis festival returns after murals were vandalized

“Our theme this year is community. We’re stressing the unity in community,” Karen Golightly said. → Read More

MATA working to steer towards new hires during staff shortage

The Memphis Area Transit Authority is facing a staff shortage and is looking for people to fill open jobs, including drivers and mechanics. → Read More

Mid-Southerners reflect on September 11, 2001

“It was unbelievable. It was surreal. It was almost like watching something on a movie,” said Damion Kearse, US Army Veteran. → Read More

Sign confusion after Germantown lowers speed limit to 25mph on side streets

The City of Germantown said they will replace some 30mph signs, but the default speed in neighborhoods is 25mph if a sign is not there. → Read More

Grandmother of Juneteenth and former inmate partner for A Second Chance Tour

A Second Chance Tour with Opal Lee and Dr. Belay Reddick kicked off in Memphis last Saturday. → Read More

Men United, Inc. teaches young men in the Mississippi Delta leadership skills

A group of Mississippi police officers are using their time off duty to give back to their communities. → Read More

Memphis activists work to put an end to period poverty

“One in five girls between the ages of 14 and 21 miss school because they don’t have what they need during their time of month,” said Betina Hunt. → Read More