Category Archives: POVERTY

THOUGHTS ON OUR CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

I will be participating in a public forum on Thursday, July 23rd, from 6 to 8 PM, at Temple Baptist Church on King’s Lane.  The subject of the forum is “criminal justice,” and I will have 2 minutes to share … Continue reading

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RE-INDUSTRIALIZING NASHVILLE

I drive through Germantown from time to time, and my route takes me past a small, warehouse-type building that bears the legend, “Southern Broom and Mop Co.”  There is never any sign of activity there when I drive past. It … Continue reading

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WORKING ON A BUILDING

The Nashville Scene recently published the map above, along with a short article about the persistence, and spread, of poverty in Nashville. The map comes from the 114-page “executive summary” of Metro’s Social Services Department’s annual report, and has a … Continue reading

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