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What would it take to drive tourism to Memphis’ black neighborhoods?

Picture it: It’s 1943 and Harlem is hopping up North, but down South, Orange Mound is in a groove. Noted as “the second-largest Negro community in the world” in 1947 by the Orange Mound Civic and Welfare Club, the neighborhood’s history exemplifies black self-determination. As America’s first community for African-Americans developed in 1890 on a […]