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Why Capital Should Come To The Majority-Minority City Building Inclusive Innovation

Why Capital Should Come To The Majority-Minority City Building Inclusive Innovation

Online | forbes.com | Mar 29, 2019
Memphis' innovation leaders are carefully building inclusion, community, and civic responsibility into their entrepreneurial ecosystem. San Francisco, New York, and Boston—take note

10 U.S. Destinations That Are Perfect For Black Singles

Online | travelnoire.com | Mar 27, 2019
Here is a list of some cities around the country where black people are young, educated, and thriving.
Three POC Entrepreneurs Discuss Blasting Past Their Startup Fears

Three POC Entrepreneurs Discuss Blasting Past Their Startup Fears

Online | jopwell.com | Mar 26, 2019
Three founders share how they got over their own biggest fears to keep moving toward success.
Memphis, Shelby County to kick off ‘New Century of Soul’

Memphis, Shelby County to kick off ‘New Century of Soul’

Online | commercialappeal.com | Mar 22, 2019
Memphis and Shelby County officials announced a number of bicentennial events for an ongoing celebration coined "A New Century of Soul."
The best places to travel to this May

The best places to travel to this May

Online | matadornetwork.com | Mar 19, 2019
If you’ve heard rumblings about Memphis making a comeback, there’s no better month to get out and see it than May, when downtown hosts the massive Memphis in May festival.
The Pace of Job Growth Is Accelerating in Memphis, Sacramento, Vegas

The Pace of Job Growth Is Accelerating in Memphis, Sacramento, Vegas

| bloomberg.com | Mar 18, 2019
Memphis, Sacramento, and Las Vegas were the top three large U.S. metro areas in January for job creation compared to their average 10-year employment rate, according to a Bloomberg analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
Black Theatres Across the U.S.

Black Theatres Across the U.S.

Online | americantheatre.org | Mar 13, 2019
A listing of arts organizations dedicated to producing stage work about the African American and Black experience, and to developing artists and audiences of color.

Could Memphis be the Silicon Valley of ag?

Online | dailymemphian.com | Mar 13, 2019
Agriculture is a $5 trillion industry that affects everyone, from the foods they eat to the clothes they wear. It has yet to be fully disrupted by technology or innovation, but that’s about to change.
Not just BBQ and blues: inclusive places to visit in Memphis

Not just BBQ and blues: inclusive places to visit in Memphis

Online | lonelyplanet.com | Mar 6, 2019
The city of Memphis is most known for Graceland and other historical haunts like Beale Street. But a recent rise in its millennial population (4th fastest rate in the country, according to TIME) has sparked a revitalization of its arts and culture scene.
Top 5 cities for Americans earning $50,000

Top 5 cities for Americans earning $50,000

Online | foxbusiness.com | Mar 6, 2019
GOBankingRates looked at the 100 most populous metropolitan areas and analyzed a number of factors including median rent, the cost of groceries, utilities and transportation, as well as taxes to determine where a $50,000 salary would get you the furthest.