Grantee Profile

MLK50: Justice Through Journalism logo. Multicolored background, illustrations of brown and black people in colorful shirts and jackets. Text reads "MLK 50: Justice Through Journalism" and underneath in smaller white text reads "On poverty, power, and public policy."
  • MLK50: Justice Through Journalism

  • Website: https://mlk50.com
  • Location: Memphis, TN
  • Scope: Local

Founded in 2017 in advance of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., MLK50 centers narratives that reflect the demographics of Memphis, which is 65% Black. MLK50 also focuses on those who live on the margins in this country’s second poorest large city, where 1 in 4 residents live below the poverty line.

2020
General Operating Support Grant
Fund:
Racial Equity in Journalism Fund