Arts and Culture

Feature Story The Highland Strip features a bold sign to brand the area. Traffic cones mark recent street improvements. (Ziggy Mack)
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Feature Story Archie "A.W." Willis, Jr. stands at center. Seated are members of the Memphis State Eight. These students were the first to integrate what is now the University of Memphis.

Black Memphis, Black History: The legacy of A.W. Willis


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Destination Eats: Devour the world from The Heights


Feature Story Teaching artists with the New Ensemble Ballet and School perform a socially-distanced dance routine. (Submitted)
Feature Story Lauren Kennedy in front of the Upstanders mural adjacent to the National Civil Rights Museum. The mural is a product of collaboration between the Urban Arts Commission and Facing History and Ourselves. (J. Dylan Sandifer)

We're so much more than rock and roll and barbecue.


Feature Story Meghan Paige (left) and Keneisha Malone opened Terra Cotta October 3, 2020. The store is both a plant shop and space for customers to shop locally made goods, including jewelry, apparel, and candles. (Submitted)

Women Working It: The plants and passion of Terra Cotta


Feature Story Michele Simmons is a North Memphis resident and a student in High Ground's North Memphis Community Correspondents program. (Cole Bradley)

Dispatches from North Memphis: Meet Michele Simmons


Feature Story Memphis jooker Ryan Haskett dances for onlookers

In Photos: The Last of Our Neighborhoods Revisited