<strong>Steve Montgomery</strong> Op-Ed

Unmasking racism, every day of the year

Listen to the prophets Ida B. Wells, Frederick Douglass, Martin Luther King Jr., and today’s prophets, like William Barber II and Bryan Stevenson. Don’t simply say “I am not a racist,” but “I know I’ve got to do more.”

Op-Ed

One issue brings Tennessee voters together

A survey by Tennesseans for Quality Early Education shows Tennessee voters are unified in their dissatisfaction with the state’s public education system and united in their support for expanding early education. 

Op-Ed

Shelby County needs to treat kids in detention like kids

Research has repeatedly determined that when we treat kids like kids, public safety outcomes improve. If the Shelby County Sheriff, DA and judges want to combat serious crimes, they need to stop investing in failed “get tough” strategies for youthful offenders.


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