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
By G. Wayne Dowdy Your correspondent reports on how the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter protests are affecting the Bluff City in another…View More Wayne Dowdy’s Dateline: June 25, 2020
Feature Image: Sophia Perry It is critical, now more than ever, to stay informed,stay compassionate, and stay willing to learn. By Sophia Perry, for Chalkbeat…View More Protesting was empowering. It was also terrifying.
Disclaimer: In accordance with the Associated Press, High Ground typically edits profanities from quote sources. The following has not been censored and contains language that…View More The whole world is talking about police reform. Black Lives Matter has solutions.
Historian Ibram X. Kendi confronts our racist culture — and looks inward This review was originally published October 14, 2019 By Aram Goudsouzian for Chapter16.org…View More The Challenge of Antiracism
By G. Wayne Dowdy In another letter to Colonel John McLeod Keating, managing editor of the Memphis Appeal newspaper during the 1878 yellow fever epidemic,…View More Wayne Dowdy’s Dateline: June 17, 2020
Feature Image: Signs bear the name of three black people killed recently throughout the United States during protests on May 27, 2020, in Midtown Memphis. (Joe…View More ‘Mr. A, will I ever be a hashtag?’