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Carnita Atwater's Hidden History

Carnita Atwater's Hidden History

One woman's battle to preserve Black history — and save her New Chicago neighborhood.
The facade of the New Chicago Community Development Corporation (NCCDC) could be described as forgettable. A two-story, manila-brick building on a sleepy street in

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Cops, Lottery, & Racism

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Booze Reform

Lawmakers tap bills against open containers and for Sunday wine sales.
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Condoms In, Stanton Out

Condoms In, Stanton Out

Trump fuels a resignation, the city gets free condoms, & new projects bloom.
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Rising Up

Rising Up

Memphians are joining the resistance.
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The Memphis Sex Issue

The Memphis Sex Issue

Strippers, sex therapists, , sex in the news, sex in public, sex apps, and more.
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Riverfront, bike lab, & bills

A new task force, a new grant, and the legislature targets abortion and gays.
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MATA Stung

MATA Stung

Transit board plots next steps after former CEO nailed in prositution sting.
The closed-door meeting to accept the resignation of Ron Garrison, former CEO of the Memphis Area Transit Authority, was perfectly legal, the board's attorney

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#adaywithoutimmigrants in Memphis; Not Quantifiable, But Noticeable

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New Laws Could Open Some Government Records, Close Others

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#adaywithoutimmigrants in Memphis; Not Quantifiable, But Noticeable

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ArtsMemphis Combats Funding Threats

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