Wilma Rudolph


Wilma Rudolph, Making Of ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ On Ambitious Entertainment Launch Slate; Company To Invest $10 Million On Film/TV Projects

EXCLUSIVE: Producer Kirk Shaw has launched Ambitious Entertainment, a new intellectual property acquisition and development fund. The venture starts with a strategic partnership with Impossible Dream Entertainment, the production company headed by producers Yvette Yates Redick and Shaun Redick, latter of whom produced Get Out and BlackKklansman, and together have the Jamie Foxx-starrer Day Shift at Netflix. Shaw, who has produced and financed over 240 films and television series will be board member and CEO of the fund. Joining him on the board is LatinX producer Yates Redick.
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Women's History Month: Wilma Rudolph

After battling both polio and scarlet fever as a kid, Wilma Rudolph was told she would never walk again. She battled, and by age 12 Rudolph was walking. Just 4 years later, she won her first Olympic medal in track and field. Rudolph is the first American woman to earn 3 gold medals in one Olympics, which cemented her nickname: "The Fastest Woman in the World".

Elementary schools add book about Wilma Rudolph to their libraries

CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – As part of Read Across America, the Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Association is donating a copy of a very special book to all 24 local elementary school libraries. The book is titled “Little People, Big Dreams: Wilma Rudolph,” by Ma Isabel Sanchez Vegara. CMCEA President Constance...

Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Glodean Rudolph was born June 23, 1940, in Saint Bethlehem, Tennessee. She was the 20th out of 22 children. As a child, Rudolph suffered chicken pox, measles, scarlet fever, whooping cough and polio. The doctors at the time said that she will never be able to walk again because of the polio. She wore leg braces from ages six until ten due to the polio. Little did anyone know that Rudolph would eventually become one of the sprinters on the American Olympic Team, and be called “the fastest woman in the world.”

How Wilma Rudolph Overcame Early Health Problems to Launch a Record-Breaking Career

From the time she was born, the odds seemed stacked against Wilma Rudolph. As the 20th of 22 children growing up in St. Bethlehem, Tennessee, outside of Nashville, her family came from modest roots, with her dad working as a porter and her mom as a cleaning person. And then when she was 4 years old, she got both pneumonia and scarlet fever, leaving one of her legs “useless,” as she described.

Former Demos’ location on Wilma Rudolph will become home to Drake’s

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – A new restaurant chain is coming to Wilma Rudolph Boulevard in early 2021. Drake’s is expected to open in the second quarter of 2021 at 120 S Hampton Pl., the building previously home to Demos’. Part of the Bluegrass Hospitality Group, Drake’s currently has 16 locations...