Biz community needs to be partner in battle against blight

According to a recent analysis by Innovate Memphis, the residential area around Lincoln Elementary School in South Memphis (near the intersection of South Parkway and Lauderdale Street) is approximately three-quarters blighted. No one should live like this — certainly not in Memphis, known as one of the nation’s most generous cities. Sadly, many of our citizens do, including thousands of our children.

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