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A vigil at OUTMemphis commemorates one year after the shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando.

Hip hop dancers show off their moves at Jookin Warz at the Memphis Rumba Room

Hundreds listen to the Memphis Symphony Orchestra at the Dixon Gallery & Gardens

A tape art installation wraps around the Brooks Museum.

Visitors to "The Edge Gets Lit" party along Floyd Alley.

Downtown skyscrapers in the background of Foote Homes.

The Grizzline performs on Beale Street to rally Memphis Grizzlies fans before a playoff game.

Tulips in bloom at the Dixon Gallery & Gardens

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Almost 30 at risk youth have been employed with Sweet LaLa’s Bakery since it opened in 2014.

Video: Sweet LaLa's bakery in South Memphis gives juvenile offenders a second chance

Almost 30 at-risk youth have been employed with Sweet LaLa’s Bakery since it opened in 2014.

A May 13 clean-up day at the site of a future homeless shelter for LGBTQ youth.

Nearly half of homeless youth are LGTBQ. OUTMemphis is doing something about it.

OUTMemphis could soon begin construction on an innovative shelter complex made out of shipping containers. Once completed, LGBTQ youth will be allowed to stay at the facility and receive wraparound services to help them make the next step to stability.

Drag queens make their entrance at the National Civil Rights Museum.

Tri-State Black Pride educates and uplifts local black LGBTQ community

Memphis Black Pride has been rebranded after an over 20-year run. Tri-State Black Pride places an emphasis on education and bringing together black LGBTQ community members from the region.

Barbara Nesbit hangs out with the kids at the Vance Avenue Youth Development Center.

Vance Avenue Youth Development Center is a free safety net for South Memphis children

Barbara Nesbit isn’t a childcare provider. She’s a diplomat, and she helps her kids navigate the barriers that arise from living in poverty.

A watchful audience during the Envision Lead Grow summer camp.

Memphis is the first stop for entrepreneurship camp for girls

A free camp at the University of Memphis instructed girls in how to launch their own businesses.

Filmmakers interviewed Caleb (R) and his mother, LaShay, about their experiences in the juvenile justice system in Jackson, Mississippi.

Memphis filmmakers shine a light on the juvenile justice system

Special confidentiality protections afforded to juveniles can make cases opaque and allow injustice to fester. Two Memphis-based filmmakers are sharing narratives of people affected by the juvenile justice system in an effort to inspire policy change. 

Jeremy Stein, general manager for Lucky Heart Cosmetics stands with Bennie Franklin, an employee of 33 years, and Olivet Montgomery, an employee of 52 years, by the mural outside the company's new storefront on Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard.

This black beauty company survived segregation in Memphis. Now it faces off against e-commerce.

Founded in 1935, Lucky Heart Cosmetics has seen its share of changes. The black beauty product manufacturer has opened its first retail store in the hopes of attracting its next generation of loyal customers.

Visitors to the block party enjoy live music.

In photos: Stop the Violence Block Party celebrates a 20-year run in South Memphis

Mid-June means community on Tate Street. For the past 20 years, South Memphis resident Betty Isom has hosted a Stop the Violence Block Party, which is meant to inspire pride in the community and decry violence.

Anthony Jackson (L) and Rico Randall (R) showing off their award-winning barbecued ribs

South Memphis Shalom Zone barbecue contest encourages residents to seek peace

The fourth annual South Memphis barbecue cook-off brings churches and residents together intentionally to foster a safer, vibrant community.

The Soulsville girls rugby team at practice.

Sound & Color: The first rugby field for Memphis schools; Memphis power outage aftermath

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