Culture

How Memphians Give Back to the 901

By Carlissa A. Shaw, Esquire In the spirit of Thanksgiving and all that is good with Memphis, we want to highlight just a few of the hundreds of young people giving back in Memphis. Our city has so many bright and shining stars working tirelessly to create better systems, policies, and access to resources. You […]

Business

The Unreachables: Memphis nonprofit meets its no-tech neighbors at their doorsteps

In the COVID-19 pandemic, the internet is a crucial tool for finding accurate information and aid. But U.S. Census data shows less than half of all households in some of Memphis’ lowest-income neighborhoods have internet access.  “What does it take to really connect with people who are disengaged and disconnected in disinvested communities?,” asked Britney Thornton, founder of […]

Culture

5 Memphians to Speak at Your Next Event

Thanks to ‘the Rona’ making its way through the streets of Memphis, many events and conferences taking place in the 901 were cancelled or postponed. DAMN!  As much as we look at this as a bad thing, there’s some good shining through the tiny open area of your face mask. With more time to plan […]