Herenton Looks to Expand Juvenile School to Nashville

Former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton is on track to open the Thurgood Marshall Charter School this fall for Memphis and Shelby County youth in juvenile court custody. In a recent interview with WREG News 3 in Memphis, Herenton also announced he has been approached by Nashville leaders interested in opening a similar school there. He also disclosed plans to pursue a partnership with former NFL legend Jim Brown, who runs a gang intervention and character development program.