On The GroundSidewalk-level journalism from Memphis neighborhoods

Feature Story  The Covid-19 crisis has caused Christina Ueal’s dining table to become a classroom. Her five children, ages five to 15, work on packets provided by their schools at their home in Frayser. (Submitted)

Experts fear COVID-19 could widen Memphis' literacy divides


Feature Story Ashley Davis is a freelance writer, author, educator, and educational consultant. She's now covering North Memphis as High Ground's lead On the Ground contributor. (Submitted)

Who is High Ground? Meet writer Ashley Davis


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The On The Ground series embeds a team of journalists in Memphis neighborhoods.

We include residents in planning articles, photo essays, videos, and events that reflect their lived experience.

We strive for genuine relationships and nuanced coverage.