Feature Image: Tennessee classrooms have sat empty since late March when the coronavirus shuttered schools statewide. Leaders for Tennessee’s 147 school districts are now determining…View More Tennessee releases guidance for reopening school during coronavirus pandemic
Feature Image: Rufus Sykes cracks a smile as he holds the door open for a customer at the South Memphis Grocery on West Mallory Avenue.…View More Corner Stores: A South Memphis love story
Feature Image: Stock Image. By Cole Bradley, for High Ground News The coronavirus pandemic has created chaos and challenges for healthcare workers and hospitals across…View More Could COVID-19 end in better nurses?
The following is part of an essay series from Memphis workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The series is produced by MLK50: Justice Through Journalism in partnership…View More Home health aide: Working without PPE, sick leave is like ‘going in front of a firing squad’
By Ashley Davis, for High Ground News There’s been a flood of relief efforts in response to Covid-19, but are resources getting to the Memphis…View More When COVID-19 relief didn’t come, Douglass residents stepped up for their own
By Cole Bradley, for High Ground News What’s the Mid-South Regional Response Fund? Where’s the money going? And why should Memphians support it? Read on.…View More What’s the Mid-South COVID-19 Regional Response Fund? Here’s a quick and easy breakdown.
Feature Image: In this file photo from 2017, then-principal Debra Martin asks Alton Elementary students who will be attending the district’s summer learning academy. (Laura Faith…View More Memphis summer learning will be online and smaller than usual
Feature Image: Superintendent Joris Ray speaks to reporters Monday about how the district will form plans to reopen Memphis school buildings. (Laura Faith Kebede/Chalkbeat) Laura Faith…View More Here are the people advising Memphis leaders on how students and teachers return to school in the fall
Feature Image: Illustration by Surakit. (Adobe Stock image) Then here’s what you should do, says Memphis labor and employment expert, Cindy Ettingoff. By Tammy Joyner, for…View More Can’t find daycare? Can’t do social distancing while on the job?
Feature Image: Adobe Stock Image Kroger warehouse union rep: ‘I was scared. There are so many bodies up in there.’ PLUS: Tips on easing back into the…View More Fear, skepticism follow Memphians back to work during reopening phases