The Nation is Talking About Memphis

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America needs more black male educators so these Profound Gentlemen are doing something about it

Online | blavity.com | Aug 27, 2018
Black males make up 2 percent of educators in the United States, but Profound Gentlemen is changing that.
Renting is on the rise in the U.S., and Memphis is now No. 1

Renting is on the rise in the U.S., and Memphis is now No. 1

Online | bizjournals.com | Aug 9, 2018
Memphis had the largest increase in renters from 2006 to 2016 among the 50 largest metros in the U.S.
Memphis organization creates safe space for Black artists to express themselves

Memphis organization creates safe space for Black artists to express themselves

Online | thelovepost.global | Aug 1, 2018
Black artists are often faced with limited opportunities within the creative space, and even when opportunity presents itself, it often shows up in the form of tokenism. The CLTV was born out of the need to change that and to provide a safe, open space for Black artists to express themselves; boldly and without remorse. We […]
Another large Amazon facility on its way to Memphis

Another large Amazon facility on its way to Memphis

Online | bizjournals.com | Jul 11, 2018
Another large Amazon distribution center is set to arrive in Memphis soon.
From Blight to Bright Lights in Memphis

From Blight to Bright Lights in Memphis

Online | nytimes.com | May 18, 2018
Increased local efforts have transformed blighted areas into buzzy social hot spots, attracting tourists along the way.
The top 20 U.S. cities to buy a second home

The top 20 U.S. cities to buy a second home

Online | usatoday.com | Apr 20, 2018
Memphis ranks as the third-best U.S. city to buy a vacation home.
The promise of Memphis, a city haunted by the guilt of Dr. King’s death

The promise of Memphis, a city haunted by the guilt of Dr. King’s death

Online | blackenterprise.com | Apr 18, 2018
Despite the wound of Dr. King’s assassination, the power and promise of Memphis rests firmly within its people.
These are the best cities for job seekers right now

These are the best cities for job seekers right now

Online | thrillist.com | Apr 17, 2018
A new study reveals that Memphis is among the best cities for job seekers in 2018.
5 great places to visit in May

5 great places to visit in May

Online | cnn.com | Apr 16, 2018
Memphis named in the top 5 as a top destination of choice for travelers in May.