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The Importance of Voting

The Importance of Voting

Kristy Fennessey, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016

With many Americans caught in a political tug of war over which is the worst candidate in the upcoming presidential election, it would appear our nation’s youngest and newest potential voters are wading into murky waters when it comes to their first opportunity to vote in a presidential election. It...

Elizabeth Gritter: Beyond the movement

Gritter with Russell Bertram Sugarmon Jr, the first African
American in Memphis to run for a major city office.

Joseph Kauffman, Staff

February 23, 2015

African-American History Month is an opportunity to turn our attention back to the past. It’s a time to remember the Civil Rights Movement, what it fought for and the people who fought. Much of this historical memory is shaped and amplified by those who investigate, record and teach that history. ...