Demarquis, 16, stands for a portrait along Jackson Avenue. Andrea Morales
Painter Larry Walker in the Kate Sexton Community Center where he creates art. Andrea Morales
Boys get ready for the first team practice for the North Memphis Steelers at the Katie Sexton Community Center in Klondike. Andrea Morales
Frankie Walter hugs her grandson Kentrel while taking a break from working at Smoky City Bar-B-Que. Andrea Morales
Churches, barbershops and other community centers are focal points in Klondike Smokey City.
High Ground News photographer Andrea Morales
captured the sites and residents of the Klondike and Smokey City neighborhoods.
For the next three months, our writers, photographers and videographers will be embedded in these North Memphis neighborhoods telling the stories of its rich history and present challenges.
For an introduction to the launch of our On the Ground series, see this photo essay's related article "Klondike Smokey City's history drives its future."