“Memphis has built everything on our legacy. We’re set up with a reminder of what was, but you also get a chance to reflect on how far you’ve come.” Hear from Victoria Jones, community organizer that is working on elevating black artists, uplifting black communities, and shifting the culture of Memphis.
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