We’ve EXTENDED the deadline for Worthy Awards entries! This Year’s Worthy Awards Are Totally Rad! Don’t be a space cadet and miss your opportunity to show the world that you are like, the most bodacious storyteller ever. So, like, get busy, dude!! FINAL DEADLINE: FRIDAY, AUGUST 30 CLICK TO ENTER It’s gonna be TUBULAR! …But ONLY if […]
About Maddie Thannum
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Maddie Thannum contributed a whooping 25 entries.
Entries by Maddie Thannum
Two high-profile crises – the Jacqueline Craig incident and the uproar over SB4 – motivated the City of Fort Worth to assemble a task force and launch the Race and Culture Initiative in August 2017. The 18-month effort required a sustained community engagement and communications strategy. Hear from Michelle Gutt, the City of Fort Worth’s communications chief, Bob Ray Sanders, […]
The city of Fort Worth has always captured the imagination – and now more visitors are checking out our great city than ever before. Hear from Visit Fort Worth’s Executive Vice President for Marketing & Strategy, Mitch Whitten, on how the organization is sharing the welcome and helping boost our $2.6 billion visitor economy. When: […]
Written by: Jeff Rodriguez, Historian On July 20, 2010, the U.S. Department of Agriculture apologized to Shirley Sherrod. So did the NAACP, President Obama and, for good measure, news commentator Bill O’Reilly. The source of all these mea culpas was the previous day’s events, when Sherrod had resigned her position as the Ag Department’s State Director […]
Written by: Jeff Rodriguez, Historian This month’s column is dedicated to our Founding Fathers, who, from our earliest days of nationhood, had both the vision and the courage to grant women the right to vote. Oh wait: This is supposed to be historical. In that case, we should take a moment to remember June 4, 1919. On […]