Memphis, TN – To live in Memphis, you have to have a car. At least that's what most Memphis drivers say. But what if you don't have one? Chances are you ride the bus, walk, or take your bike to get everywhere you need to go. Next week, the Memphis Metropolitan Planning Organization holds a series of public workshops, intended to let citizens have a hand in the future of citywide transportation.
Memphis, TN – HIV/AIDS is the number one killer of African-American women of childbearing age. Recently, Memphis was named as a Title One City by the Centers for Disease Control to help combat the escalation of HIV and AIDS.
Memphis, TN – Author Sally Thomason doesn't only want to grow old gracefully; she wants to grow old with authenticity and a beginner's mind. And as it turns out, she's not the only one. Women around the Mid-South including Lenny Neely, amateur photographer, and Diane Stokes Turner, manager of a Memphis beauty shop-- take a fresh look at coming of age.
Memphis, TN – Youth violence is a serious social problem in our society today. In 2005, Memphis ranked #13 as one of the most dangerous cities in America. And when we open the paper or turn on the television news, we see a lot of violence being perpetuateed by the youth.
Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith, Associate Dean and Professor at the Harvard School of Public Health describes the trends she sees in youth violence as waves.