Video: AngelStreet choir brings music and mentorship to North MemphisRead Article
"It warms the heart to be able to serve in this community and be able to give back to these young ladies in the same way that someone gave me this opportunity."
A pinch of transformation: Institutions work together to reimagine the historic Pinch DistrictRead Article
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is at the vanguard of a wave of development activity on the way finally to the Pinch after years of neglect in the district.
People's power: Memphis’ early history of race, resistance, and Black political powerRead Article
A 160 year-old farmhouse-turned-museum in Uptown details Memphis’ participation in the slave trade and Underground Railroad, but it’s only one piece of the city’s story of collective resistance and powerful Black influence.
In segregated Memphis, radio DJs drove Black children with disabilities to this Uptown schoolRead Article
Before the Keel Avenue School opened, Black children with physical handicaps were unable to attend classes. With a little help from DJs at WDIA, their education was possible.
The kids are alright: Meet the Uptown organizations helping its youngest residents thriveRead Article
Facing serious concerns like drugs, gangs, and crime, communities often call for more youth programming to keep kids safe and productive. In Uptown, a handful of organizations are already working to build thriving kids and a thriving community, but they can’t do it alone.