Writing Samples

Restoring the Soul of Blues City - a national reporting project as a Living Cities/Closing the Gap Fellow - Memphis (June 2021)

A Friendship That Changed Mt. Holyoke Mt. Holyoke Alumni Quarterly (January 30, 2020)

What would it take to drive tourism to Memphis’ black neighborhoods? - MLK50.com (February 22, 2019)

ROC Nation’s Team Roc addresses racial injustices and instrumental in getting Memphis ‘hoodie arrests’ charges dropped - TheGrio.com (January 19, 2019)

Two Black men, at the center of Memphis mall ‘hoodie arrest,’ prepare for their day in court - TheGrio.com (December 18, 2018)

Advocates of trauma-informed teaching call for greater support in Memphis schools - High Ground News (November 28, 2018)

Nutbush to Paris - Edible Memphis (October 19, 2018)

At The Family Table - Edible Memphis (September 14, 2018)

Mr. Nickleberry's Neighborhood - MLK50.com (April 4, 2018)

Earning a living wage gave Juice Plus+ employee a new attitude—and a house - MLK50.com (March 29, 2018)

Boys & Girls Club puts Memphis youth on path toward marketable skills, living wage - MLK50.com (March 5, 2018)

Mayor Strickland goes on defense of public critique from ‘outsider’ Angela Rye - MLK50.com (February 27, 2018)

Thistle and Bee offers dignity, livable wage to women leaving local sex economy - MLK50.com (December 7, 2017)

For Code Crew founders, paying a living wage is the right thing to do - MLK50.com (November 28, 2017)

City boot law aims to rein in rogue towing companies - MLK50.com (October 10, 2017)