Wendi C. Thomas

Wendi C. Thomas

Wendi C. Thomas is the editor and publisher of MLK50. A 2016 fellow at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University, Thomas is also a senior writing fellow at the Center for Community Change.

Behind the Veneer of 'I Am Memphis'

Like any good southern hosts, Memphis is polishing its image for the crowd that is about to descend to remember MLK. Here’s the ugly reality we should acknowledge.