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This Journalist Helped Eradicate Hospital Debt for Thousands in Memphis

Wendi C. Thomas, the founder of MLK50, created her own newsroom where she and her team are creating change for their community

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Wendi C. Thomas. Photo courtesy of Wendi.

Wendi C. Thomas, a prolific reporter and the founder of MLK50, learned the…




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Mary writes about culture, wellness, politics, and identity. Her work is in Medium, Glamour, Teen Vogue, Vice, Allure, Bitch Media, Nylon, and more.

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