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.
Feature image: Sha’Kira Carroll cooks at her home. Self-portrait by Sha’Kira Carroll. “I was worried about losing my job; I still worry. They’ve had to…View More Arkansas transplant feels adrift in Memphis when pandemic hits
This story was originally published June 24, 2020 by High Ground News. It’s been more than three months since the city and county mayors declared…View More Your questions for navigating life during the COVID-19 pandemic, asked and answered
Feature Image: Parents and students walk to Delano Optional School in Memphis on the first day of school last year. (Laura Faith Kebede/Chalkbeat) Laura Faith Kebede,…View More Saturday school is out. Memphis district lays out options for school year calendar.
Feature Image: Imani Polk launched Masked by Imani, a line of fashionable face mask, just before her fourteenth birthday. Polk is a Memphis native and…View More 14 year-old Memphis entrepreneur launches line of fashion masks for pandemic protection
Feature Image: Arise2Read staff and volunteers sorted 1,300 books into summer learning kits for kids who can’t attend their reading-focused summer camps this summer due…View More With camps closed, local nonprofits pivot to fight the summer reading slump
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: 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’
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