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<strong>Anthony Braxton waits for his meal next to the serving windows of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Memphis Ozanam Food Mission.</strong> (Ziggy Mack/High Ground News)

Ozanam Center offers people in crisis a place to recover

The center is located in Madison Heights, which has a high concentration of low-income residents and people experiencing homelessness. Recently the area – surrounded by Crosstown, Midtown and the Medical District – has seen business development, which has the potential to displace vulnerable residents.

Memphis' gay bars hold their ground

There are two dedicated gay bars operating in Memphis, both located in Madison Heights. Though gay bars are on the decline across the U.S., Dru's Bar and The Pumping Station are still well-loved spots to socialize and to organize politically. 


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