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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“We want change now!” Interfaith coalition demands systemic reform in policing, education funding and more

Feature image: Hundreds gathered outside of Memphis City Hall for a demonstration organized by MICAH (Memphis Interfaith Coalition for Action and Hope) on Tuesday, June…

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For the fifth night, hundreds of Memphis take to the streets to protest the slaying of George Floyd

Feature image and all photos by Andrea Morales, MLK50‘s visuals editor. More demonstrations expected Monday as Mayor Strickland institutes a 10 p.m.-6 a.m. curfew. Sunday…

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‘Nice Young Man. Don’t Harm.’ A black mother’s plea on Nextdoor to protect her 14-year-old son

Feature Image: Sonja Jackson and her son. Photos provided by Jackson. Sonja Jackson’s post was prompted by the police killing of George Floyd and vigilante…

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