The start of my freelance career came with a deadline—but not the kind familiar to most writers. I had gotten a computer from Rent-a-Center using a “first week is free” coupon. I didn’t have any money to extend the rental once my seven free days ended.
A discussion on the silencing and oppression of workers of color stirred up painful personal memories – while motivating me to be a more vocal activist.
In this latest ‘Visible’ series, we talk with Sarah Anderson at the Institute for Policy Studies about ways the federal government can prioritize Black employment over bonuses for big bank CEOs.
In our first ‘Visible’ series, Dorian Warren and Chirag Mehta explain how raising interest rates right now only punishes Black workers for inflation caused by corporations.
Vulnerable women get a second chance to build a life on their terms creating healthy, healing products
Memphis council members promote politically safe investment in children while ignoring underpaid parents
Despite persistent barriers to black wealth building, Memphis-based fund manager Floyd Tyler says it can be done—and it is
Employees with criminal records don’t make workplaces less safe, yet licensing restrictions bar them from dozens of careers
Raising base pay of all employees is ‘just a matter of priorities’ at Memphis reproductive health care organization
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Shelby County EDGE board signed off on tax incentives for a boutique hotel in Overton Square. The Economic Development Growth Engine signed off on $6.1 million…