On the Ground

Feature Story To celebrate Juneteenth 2020, The Time is Now Douglass, the Official Black Lives Matter Memphis Chapter, and Memphis Artists for Change partnered to supply produce boxes, free lunch from local food trucks, masks, and hand sanitizer. (Forever Ready)

Video: Juneteenth in Douglass Park


Feature Story OtherFoods Kitchen is located at 1249 Heistan Place and serves as a space for food-based startups to kickoff. (Ramona Springfield)
Feature Story Rufus Sykes cracks a smile as he holds the door open for a customer at the South Memphis Grocery on West Mallory Avenue. Sykes co-owns the corner store with other family members. (Malik Martin)

Corner Stores: A South Memphis love story


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Immigrants face new fears for jobs and citizenship post-pandemic (Quick Read)


Feature Story Mario Ramos, a HopeWorks student, participates in an English Language Learners class. (Submitted)
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 Pastor Jeffrie Howard, center, walks through diners at the Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Memphis's Ozanam Food Mission, March 2019. It was one of two area locations that served hot meals daily. COVID-19 has closed many soup kitchens. (Ziggy Mack)
Feature Story The Panorama Movement gym in Memphis' Fairgrounds area sits empty but its many of its services have continued online. (Submitted)

How three local gyms are helping people stay fit from home