If there’s one thing this year has taught us, it’s that we have to stay ready because the status quo is always trying it.
- When Tennessee’s trigger laws on abortion were set to go into effect, we asked Memphis native Briana Perry to explain how the statewide reproductive justice movement was fighting back.
- As the August election approached, we revealed which General Sessions Civil Court judges directed low-wealth people to much-needed Emergency Rental Assistance funds, and which didn’t.
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