Wednesday, September 30, 2020
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Lifestyle

https://soundcloud.com/tsd-stats/metamorphosis-part-ii A lot of things have been adjusted, rearranged and picked back up as we cope with the global public health emergency. This "Where Do We Go From Here" podcast fits that bill. It's Part II of a conversation about metamorphosis...
Content creator, writer, producer and self-described “cool auntie,” Munirah Safiyah Jones burst into the digital landscape in 2018 with the “Juntland” series, followed by the “F-Boy Defense 101” video. A little context for those who may not know: Junt is a...
Children’s book author and lifelong Memphian Alice Faye Duncan has a word for us. During the course of this enjoyable conversation, I found myself inspired by her perseverance, her fluency and pleasant disposition. Not to mention that I was impressed...
by Brittany Holst -- Since the coronavirus hit a couple of months ago, the entire world has been on edge out of fear of what’s to come and trying to protect themselves. More soberingly, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland and Shelby...
Coronavirus. It’s all over the news. It’s trending on your social media. It’s on your TV. It’s dominating the push alerts on your phone. The year is less than three months old but we have every reason to believe that...
Several years of declining membership and waning numbers of new congregants forced the Catholic Diocese of Memphis to consider a complete closure of Holy Names of Jesus and Mary Catholic Church, just north of Downtown Memphis. The threat of a...
Memphian Dolen Perkins-Valdez is super dope. I have had long-time great admiration and respect for her. First, she is one of the only people I know who went from Memphis to Harvard University, where she double majored in African-American Studies and East Asian Studies. She also is the...
When the COVID-19 global pandemic roared into Shelby County, government officials and healthcare professionals feared the first two cases that trickled in only days ago would quickly grow to “community transmission,” also called “community spread.” They were right. The Shelby County...
“I came out because I need food.” Joann Biggs’ sobering observation was shared as hundreds of local family members, with mounting food needs associated with the novel coronavirus, lined up in their cars to receive free bags of food in...
Let me start by stating the obvious. Memphis is riddled with flaws as a city and a populace. This we know. Chief among them is an inferiority complex. I say this because other cities have issues, too, but their...
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