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
Your correspondent experiences despair and discovers hope which he shares with Colonel John McLeod Keating, managing editor of the Memphis Daily Appeal during the 1878…View More Dateline: Memphis April 15, 2020
Originally published November, 2019. Feature Image: Roshun Austin (L), president/CEO of The Works, Inc., and South Memphis resident Dolores Bateman are featured in the Memphis-based…View More Video series explores worldwide divides, spotlights Memphis for unequal food access
URBAN DESIGN REVIEW BOARD By Austin McLellan Select areas in Memphis and Shelby County are open for business as federal Opportunity Zones. The Opportunity Zone…View More Opportunity Zones: Good for Distressed Memphis Communities or an Opportunity for the Rich?
Originally published April, 2019. Feature Image: Roshun Austin, president and CEO of The Works, Inc. holds a redlining map created in the 1930s. (Ziggy Mack)…View More Seeing Red II: South Memphis CDC brings investment back to Memphis’ formerly redlined communities
Originally published March, 2019. Feature Image: A young girl plays hide and seek in front of shuttered apartment buildings on Tate Street. (Andrea Morales) By…View More Seeing Red I: Mapping 90 years of redlining in Memphis