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A celebration of Memphis’ black culture


It’s not the backdrop for a Marvel movie, but Memphis’ black culture has strength, talent and innovation of its own.

What city created a unique hip-hop sound? Memphis.

Where can you enjoy mouth-watering barbecue, sweet potato chocolates, Makeda’s cookies and still eat at Two Vegan Sistas? All are black owned and in Memphis.

From African giftwraps to Penny 2s, brightly colored suits or fresh Mo’s bows — again, Memphis.

Looking for something to do? An educational forum, soulful poetry jam or the best basketball games are always on.

We celebrate all in this special edition of The Memphis 100.

Renee Malone, Publisher

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