‘We aren’t afraid': Memphis gathers for the 2022 Cooper-Young Festival

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 19, 2022 5:41 PM CT | Published: September 17, 2022 2:23 PM CT

After weeks of violence, community members gather at the Cooper-Young Festival Saturday, Sept. 17, to celebrate “our diversity and beauty and our rich culture.”


Cooper-Young Festival Soundbox Midtown

Alicia Davidson

Alicia Davidson is a lifelong Memphis resident and graduate of The University of Memphis College of Journalism and Strategic Media. When not scribbling about the latest Memphis news, you will find her reading historical biographies, cooking Italian cuisine and practicing vinyasa yoga.


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