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Shop Black: City Tasting Box

As you may have heard, August is Black Business Month, and there’s certainly no shortage of Black-owned businesses here in Memphis. From lifestyle and beauty brands to tours and restaurants, Memphis is a city full of entrepreneurship. Born out of one beloved Black-owned business, City Tasting […]

 

Black-Owned Vegan Spots In Memphis

  By: Ivy K. Arnold Without a doubt, Memphis is known to have the best food in the world. Unlike other debatable cities, you can never go wrong with our cultural melting pot of top tier barbecue, soul food that guarantees to bless yo’ soul, flavorful wings that’ll make ya’ sang, seafood […]

 

BLDG Memphis and new board look to the future of community development in and after the pandemic

BLDG Memphis has elected a new 2020-21 board of directors who will help steer the organization’s work in unprecedented times. “I am excited about the work the board will put in to develop and adapt policies that will preserve and move our neighborhoods forward post-COVID-19 and […]

 

Memphis teen wins ArtUp business pitch contest

On July 20, local organization ArtUp announced the winner of its elevator pitch contest winner for their first DreamUp Youth Incubator. Twenty Shelby County Schools and private school students developed their own pitches for an arts or creative-based business as part of the three-week DreamUp […]

 

5 Black-Owned Businesses You Can Support Now

Memphis is a city steeped in deep tradition and diversity. Our glorious melting pot of culture and community has a grand history of soul and family, found in the legacy of our black brothers and sisters who have made their homes in Memphis for generations. The following is a quick list of five […]

 

New T-Shirt in the We Are Memphis online store!

Looking to freshen up your summertime swag AND invest in a shirt that will carry you through the fall? Look no further! Our new t-shirt is just the thing for you. It’s a breathable cotton material, black in color with a mint green “MEMPHIS” across the chest, and has our signature “Bring Your […]

 

Planted With Memphis Soil, Blooms P-Valley’s Newest Star

By Kirstin L. Cheers I guess you can say I’m kinda crazy in my own ways F*** bein’ broke for days, ladies gots to get paid From “Where Dem Dollas At” by Gangsta Boo “Hold on, Kirb. I was watering the plants outside and some neighborhood kids had me caught up in conversation.” Kirb […]

 

Ongoing Education: Online College Courses to Further Your Knowledge

As the pandemic continues, and social distancing and even self-quarantine continue to be strongly suggested to finally flatten the curve, many have a little bit more time on their hands while staying at home. There is no better way to spend your time than to learn something new! Southwest […]

 

Memphis Streets Where Black-Owned Businesses Thrive

  Have you ever heard of Black Wall Street?  I did not learn about Black Wall Street during my twelve-year tenure as a Memphis City School student. So here are a few fun facts. In 1921, Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Greenwood District, known as Black Wall Street, was one of the wealthiest […]

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The Market

The Unstoppable City. Here in Memphis, we don’t just talk about changing the world, we do it every day. We keep commerce moving forward while staying firmly rooted in our values. We’re cutting-edge, with a rich soul that shines through in everything we do.

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Fostering Growth

Memphis is a city of doers, dreamers and believers. And we didn’t get there all on our own. The streets of Memphis are lined with countless businesses that started small and grew into something bigger because our city rallied around them through the strong business environment Memphis provides with a focus on fostering business growth. Memphis has been named the nation’s best metropolitan area for black owned companies in 2017. Want to know why?

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Entrepreneurs

Innovators, groundbreakers, music-makers and world-shakers come to Memphis to bring their ideas to life and make their mark. With a supportive and highly connected business network, a vibrant academic community and an affordable cost of living, Memphis has a can-do culture that embraces social, creative, philanthropic, and business entrepreneurs.

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Business Relocation

Memphis is the place where businesses grow and more businesses are relocating here than ever before. Memphis is at the center of global commerce – with an unparalleled multi-modal capability that moves goods to market fast and a B2B culture that supports access to new customers and markets worldwide.

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Business Relocation

Memphis is at the center of global commerce – with an unparalleled multi-modal capability that moves goods to market fast and a B2B culture that supports access to new customers and markets worldwide. With a central location, an abundance of higher education institutions, a large talent pool, […]

 

Doing Business in Memphis

Memphis has changed the world… and we’re not done yet. In fact, we’re just getting started. Innovators, groundbreakers, music-makers; and world-shakers come to Memphis year after year to bring their ideas to life and make their mark on an ever-evolving city. With a supportive and highly […]

 

Entrepreneurship

Memphis has changed the world… and we’re not done yet. Innovators, groundbreakers, music-makers; and world-shakers come to Memphis to bring their ideas to life and make their mark. With a supportive and highly connected business network, a vibrant academic community and an affordable cost of […]

 

Fostering Growth

Memphis is full of businesses that started small and grew into something bigger thanks to their loyal customer following and the supportive business environment that Memphis provides with an ever-increasing emphasis on growth. Locally owned businesses are a cornerstone of Memphis culture, and […]

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10 Attractions Reopening in Memphis in 2021

Memphis is finally beginning to reopen many of the famous locations and attractions found around town after nearly a year of being closed due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. Memphians and tourists alike have missed visiting the historical and beautiful attractions around Bluff City, and finally, as […]

 

Give Back to Memphis – 5 Organizations you can Support Today

The Holiday season in its deepest essence is about giving. For many in our community who are less fortunate, finding a safe place to stay away from the cold and the elements is incredibly difficult and oftentimes dangerous. Although there are federally provided shelters and resources to help […]

 

We Outside This Juneteenth!

By: Brianna Smith-Herman Memphis is the mecca for black history and the fight for freedom in America. Juneteenth marks the very end of slavery in the United States. It commemorates the date of June 19, 1865, when the last African-American slaves held in Confederate states were finally freed by […]

 

Don’t Panic; Pivot: A Conversation with Fashion Designer, Rich Fresh

By Kristin Cheers He is standing in the foyer of an ethereal mansion while wearing a coral original from his own designer line. With a scarf gently tied around his blonde hair, he points to a box adjacent to his hip. It’s a box of Henry Masks, his recent innovation of eclectic of colors, that […]