First and foremost, a big heartfelt thanks to Kennedy's brother, Deporres, for starting this great journey by writing a letter from a proud brother to his little sister's big idea which became the NerdyGirlz Book Club.
St. Louis American newspaper article by Chris King
Date: May 4, 2016
Kennedy's older brother, Deporres Steeples II, was so proud of his little sister Kennedy founding the book club that he wanted others to know about this great accomplishment. 
 
He wrote a letter to Chris King who writes for a paper called The St. Louis American, telling Mr. King about the book club. 
 
Mr. King was so impressed with the letter that he contacted the co-founder, Akiba Thompson for permission to publish the entire letter in his newspaper.  
KMOV Channel 4 Interview with Jason Maxwell
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KMOV Channel 4 interview by
Jason Maxwell
Date: May 4, 2016
After that, Jason Maxwell of KMOV Channel 4 saw the article and called the NGBC to do a live interview.
Kids on the Move
Hazelwood School District
Date: May 10, 2016
iHeart Radio interview with Jade Harrell
Date: June 5, 2016
Ferguson USA Talk Radio interview with April Jefferson
Date: June 18, 2016
Jason was not the only reporter that saw the newspaper article.  April Jefferson with Ferguson Talk Radio, Jade Harrell at iHeart Radio also called the NGBC and conducted interviews.