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 StoryHighland Row is one of the many new mixed-use, high density developments to be built on or near the Highland Strip in the last few years. (Ziggy Mack)

High-rises on Highland are a test for Memphis 3.0


Feature StoryVintage advertisements and packages from Lucky Heart Cosmetics' products are on display at the new storefront at 939 Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard.

An intro to Memphis Black history


Feature StoryGuests discuss a set of photographs at The CMPLX grand opening. (Shelda Edwards)

The CMPLX opens to packed house in Orange Mound


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


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