“White Allies: Show Yourselves” By Mark Fleischer, StoryBoard Publisher “White allies, show yourselves.” “White people need to be speaking to white people right now.“ On…View More And what is it that America has failed to hear?
“Do not gentrify protests or sanitize the fight for freedom,” warns Rev. Earle J. Fisher. “We cannot micromanage how people fight for their freedom.” Feature…View More The fire this time: Memphis’ response to police violence and civil unrest
By Mark Scott I began this school year with a Facebook post showing me arriving early. As usual. To an empty parking lot. On the…View More A Retirement This School Teacher Didn’t Count On
This is the holiday weekend I would look forward to for months. We have a few war veterans in our family who have passed, and…View More What We Miss: Memorializing This Holiday Weekend
This article was originally published by Medium, for Medium’s Epicenter Memphis page. Republished with permission. By Anthony Young, Capital Executive in Residence for Epicenter Before the…View More Black Business Matters: Making COVID-19 Relief Equitable for Our Most Vulnerable Entrepreneurs
By Bill Bullock The City is on the verge of making some very important decisions regarding the future electricity supply for Memphis. My belief is…View More An “ultimate power mix” from multiple sources is needed for a smarter, safer and more efficient electricity supply for Memphis
Memphis Theological Seminary dean reflects on phased openings while COVID-19 crisis continues. By Peter R. Gathje, for MLK50 Schools and businesses shuttered. Massive numbers of…View More Reopening debate raises question: What kind of people do we want to be?
MidtownMemphis.org supports Six Midtown neighborhood organizations that stand in opposition of a proposal that “does not conform with Memphis 3.0 recommendations” MidtownMemphis.org is in support…View More MidtownMemphis.org: We Oppose a ‘Transitional Home Use’ for 1309, 1317 and 1319 Jackson Avenue
By Austin McLellan During the past few weeks, Overton Park has changed as drastically as any time in its history. The Park remains as central…View More Overton Park, Unedited
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…View More CARES Act Relief – Where’s my (local) money? And, is more (local) help on the way?