Some Asked, ‘Does Chattanooga Need a Lynching Memorial?’

Yes, said Jerome Meadows, who designed the Ed Johnson Memorial to help bring the city’s history to light, with reconciliation and healing.

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An Inspiring Act of Racial Healing in Chattanooga

Black and white communities are working together to mark the site of a lynching.

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When the Supreme Court Couldn’t Stop a Lynching

A long-ago Supreme Court case helps racial healing in Chatanooga. 

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Taking Art to the Streets, Just Look Down

Aided by grants, artists are creating ground murals and other projects on roadways, underpasses and in public squares.

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How Volkswagen’s Sins Fueled Its Redemption

In the aftermath of a diesel scandal five years ago, executives made a commitment to electric vehicles that now is paying off.

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‘Hateful’ Tweet About Stacey Abrams Costs University Football Coach His Job

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga said that it had parted ways with Chris Malone, an offensive line coach, over a now-deleted social media post.

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Effort to Rescue Endangered Turtles Becomes a Thanksgiving Odyssey

After a plane transporting 30 Kemp’s ridley sea turtles to Louisiana from Massachusetts was snagged by delays, frantic calls for help went out.

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He Has 17,700 Bottles of Hand Sanitizer and Nowhere to Sell Them

Amazon cracked down on coronavirus price gouging. Now, while the rest of the world searches, some sellers are holding stockpiles of sanitizer and masks.

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