March 14, 2017

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend a remembrance service marking the 125th anniversary of one of the most tragic and horrific events in Memphis history: the lynching of three African-American operators of The People’s Grocery.

In 1892, three men – Calvin McDowel...

August 1, 2016

Last week, the 2016 Neighborhood History Project came to a close.

On Monday evening, the four youth history interns from Highland Heights gathered with their neighbors at Highland Heights United Methodist Church and shared stories of their summer – shared how they had g...

April 8, 2016

Editor’s note: This post was written by CTC’s own Sumi Montgomery, who first learned about CTC through her involvement with the Neighborhood History Project while she was a student at Rhodes College. Read on to learn about her experiences with the Project and how it he...

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