MLK50's NewsMatch 2023 Campaign

Journalism that fights for economic justice is essential for democracy.

A fundraising campaign for MLK50: Justice Through Journalism

At MLK50, we believe accountability + abundance = justice. That’s why our journalism takes aim at the policies that keep Memphians poor and celebrates our people’s resistance.

What did accountability and abundance look like in 2023? 

This year, we held power to account by: 

We also made sure to capture the joy of our community by: 

What your donation supports: 

We’re raising $75,000 by Dec. 31 to grow our coverage. We’re adding a government accountability reporter and a public safety reporter because this year affirmed just how important those issues are to our community.  

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