By G. Wayne Dowdy In another letter to Colonel J. M. Keating, managing editor of the Memphis Daily Appeal during the 1878 yellow fever epidemic,…View More Dateline: Memphis September 16, 2020
Stormy days are ahead unless we do something “I think if we want our recovery from the growing eviction issue to look the way we…View More The Eviction Crisis
“Today we are going to be talking about housing, and what is really a set of crises as a result of the pandemic and economic…View More SB 30 Episode 53: An On-Coming Tidal Wave and Tools to Stop It
Feature Image: About 80 people gathered at Shelby County Schools’ central office on Tuesday afternoon to protest in-person instruction. (Laura Faith Kebede / Chalkbeat) Laura Faith…View More ‘You can’t educate dead kids’: 80 gather to protest in-person instruction in Memphis
Feature Image: Chalkbeat Tennessee moderates a forum on Zoom with candidates vying for seats in Shelby County districts 5 and 7. Bill Dries, The Daily…View More Shelby County Schools board contenders talk pandemic, state testing, and ASD transition
Originally published July 16, 2020, by Baris Gursakal, for High Ground News A national wave of evictions loom as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to build…View More Mass evictions are coming. This South Memphis nonprofit is part of the solution.
Feature Image: The Tennessee Department of Health recommends that teachers, students, and staff wear face coverings to curb spread of the coronavirus during the upcoming…View More In the drive to reopen schools, Tennessee is distributing millions of face masks to teachers and students
“The first obvious one that will be effected for quite some time is office space. Employers and employees are realizing a lot of work can…View More SB 30 Episode 52: Developments, new construction during the pandemic, with ArchInc’s Chooch Pickard
Feature image: A rolling protest outside outside of the Shelby County Criminal Justice Center May 21 called for the release of people held at the…View More “I feel afraid for my life.” Jail detainees testify to COVID-19 risks
Feature Image: Tennessee officials are urging local school leaders to keep children in traditional school settings if possible in 2019-20 as the coronavirus pandemic moves…View More Tennessee schools with coronavirus cases may not close next school year. Here’s why.