Leadership

Mayor Jim Strickland (Houston Cofield)

Memphis' Rep. Akbari on how progressives make change in a red stateRead Article

Representative for Memphis’ 91st district, Raumesh Akbari, says that progress and hope lay in common interests, such as criminal justice reform, between those on both sides of the aisle.

Tennessee's practice of suspending licenses from those who owe court fees is found unconstitutionalRead Article

“We tend to see misdemeanor driving as irresponsible or someone being dishonest and even criminal when honestly, we who are middle-class forget to pay our fines every day and are not faced with the threat of having a suspended license for more than a year."

Feature StorySummer Avenue, cerca de National Street, ha sido un importante rincón para el comercio desde fines del siglo XIX. (Andrew Breig)

Summer Avenue se renueva como distrito internacional


Feature StoryHusband and wife Nancy and Patricio Gonzalez carry equipment to the Gaisman Community Center at the end of game day. They are the directors and coaches of Illegal Arts Memphis soccer league. (Natalie Eddings)

What smart neighborhoods can learn from The Heights


Feature StorySummer Avenue near National Street has been an important corner for commerce since the late 1800s. (Andrew Breig)

Summer Avenue to rebrand as an international district


Feature StoryDana Merriweather (L), Judy Conway (Center), Sidney Johnson discuss plans for the greenhouse located next to Johnson’s property on Gracewood St. (Natalie Eddings)

In photos: The gardens of Mitchell Heights


Feature StoryMayor Jim Strickland designated Oct. 14 as “Kindred Community Day” to kick off the rebranding of The Exchange Club Family Center. (Kindred Place)

Kindred Place: New name, renewed mission to reduce violence


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