Your correspondent continues to report on the COVID-19 Pandemic and how it is affecting the Bluff City with another letter to Colonel John McLeod Keating,…Read More Wayne Dowdy’s Dateline: Memphis April 22, 2020
While Congress works on more relief money, a report from Alignable and (casual) correspondence with local business owners reveal heartbreaking and potentially devastating challenges with…Read More CARES Act Relief – Where’s my (local) money? And, is more (local) help on the way?
Photo: The Mid-South Food Bank gives out 14-day food boxes at the Shelby County Schools central office on Wednesdays. PHOTO CREDIT: Shelby County Schools By Laura Faith Kebede for…Read More Thousands more Memphis families picking up meals while school is out
Your correspondent writes to J.M Colonel Keating, who covered the yellow fever epidemics of the 1870s, about our current state of the coronavirus pandemic Dear…Read More Wayne Dowdy’s Dateline: a letter to Colonel Keating, who covered yellow fever
Herman Strickland, the senior Vice President and credit officer for Pinnacle Financial Partners in Memphis since 2015, passed away in his sleep Sunday, April 5,…Read More Herman Strickland: a passionate community advocate
Starting today, April 6, MidtownMemphis.Org has launched #MidtownMonday in response to the economic shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, and as “a movement to support…Read More MidtownMemphis.Org launches Midtown Monday in support of small businesses
Since becoming President of Friends of the Library, Jacqueline Wallace has put her creative and entrepreneurial skills to work building more and more programs for…Read More Dialogue: Jacqueline Wallace and Willy Bearden
Frank Johnson: ‘We can’t go back to the normal way of doing things because the normal in this country is dangerous.’ Image: Self portrait by…Read More Substitute teacher’s plan to revitalize his community derailed by COVID-19
By Jim Coleman, for High Ground News All Memphis-area schools are officially closed through April 24 in compliance with the state governor, but the date to reopen is…Read More Schools closed and suddenly you’re homeschooling? I’m Jim, and I can help.
The following is part of an essay series from Memphis workers affected by COVID-19. The series is produced by MLK50: Justice Through Journalism in partnership with High…Read More I’m a housekeeper and DJ—my income is now zero. I’m one of the lucky ones.