Why Memphis loves its Grizzlies
MEMPHIS -- For those of us who do not call Memphis home, President Obama's upcoming visit to Booker T. Washington High School on Monday seems like just a kind gesture for a city that's been a bit under water, literally and figuratively.
We've all seen the pictures of submerged neighborhoods and lost farmland caused by the rising Mississippi River. With Memphis already handcuffed by a 26 percent poverty rate, reportedly fewer than a hundred of the city's residents hit the ...
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