OPINION By Marissa Kizer “A reformation means that masses of our people have reached the point of disillusionment with past ways and values. They don’t…View More I couldn’t see, I couldn’t breathe. It’s time we acknowledge our collective trauma.
“Why am I repeating this story in such detail? Because white people have fear of Black folks. We do. Even when we don’t want to.”…View More White People’s Ego Will Get You Killed
By G. Wayne Dowdy Your correspondent shares with Colonel John McLeod Keating, managing editor of the Memphis Daily Appeal during the 1878 yellow fever epidemic,…View More Wayne Dowdy’s Dateline: Memphis, August 12, 2020
Two of the Memphis 13, and Four Periods of Desegregation in the Shelby County School System WITNESSES TO HISTORY By Sophia Mason Gordon School: An Episode…View More Gordon School: An Episode from Memphis, Part II
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…View More Despite the pandemic, Generation Z activists took to the streets. Are the polls next?
By G. Wayne Dowdy In another letter to Colonel John McLeod Keating, managing editor of the Memphis Daily Appeal during the 1878 yellow fever epidemic,…View More Wayne Dowdy’s Dateline: Memphis July 15, 2020
A revealing series of self-portraits during the quarantine Here we are again. These profiles were photographed and written during the spring months when we were…View More “I didn’t want to exist anymore.” Quarantine Diaries, Memphis: Steve Williams
A cohesive, book-ended 16-day celebration of unified American Independence starting on June 19th and culminating on July 4th could be something meaningful, for all, to celebrate. …View More An Integrated, United Independence
Memphis Nonprofits Demand Action reported that most city and county leaders had yet to move on a host of urgently needed policy and practice reforms…View More 150 Nonprofit Leaders Urge Memphis Officials to Engage in Action Steps, Accountability Following Wave of Racial Protests
Feature Image: To celebrate Juneteenth 2020, The Time is Now Douglass, the Official Black Lives Matter Memphis Chapter, and Memphis Artists for Change partnered to…View More Video: Juneteenth in Douglass Park