Behind “Prison Stories”: A Storytelling Program For Healing

A much-needed program, now over, that resonates through today’s Black Lives Matter movement Originally published in the November 2018 print edition of StoryBoard By Elaine…

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Shining a light on our neighborhoods, and our grassroots leaders

NPI’s Summit Awards for Grassroots & Neighborhood Leaders Set for an Online Ceremony August 28 By Jeff Hulett, with Mark Fleischer An unsung hero of…

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Despite the pandemic, Generation Z activists took to the streets. Are the polls next?

Feature image: Allyson Smith helps lead a June 5, 2020, protest that proceeded through Cooper-Young and denounced police brutality and racist systems. Photo by Andrea…

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‘You can’t educate dead kids’: 80 gather to protest in-person instruction in Memphis

Feature Image: About 80 people gathered at Shelby County Schools’ central office on Tuesday afternoon to protest in-person instruction. (Laura Faith Kebede / Chalkbeat) Laura Faith…

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Shelby County Schools board contenders talk pandemic, state testing, and ASD transition

Feature Image: Chalkbeat Tennessee moderates a forum on Zoom with candidates vying for seats in Shelby County districts 5 and 7. Bill Dries, The Daily…

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“Our beloved CYFest has been canceled. See you in 2021.”

With spikes in pandemic, Cooper Young board cancels 33rd festival to protect community health and safety. It seemed almost a forgone conclusion, the canceling of…

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