Daja E. Henry, The 19th

Daja E. Henry, The 19th

Daja E. Henry is an editorial fellow. Before joining The 19th, she covered education and COVID-19 data for The Daily Memphian. Her previous experience includes The Wall Street Journal, Cronkite News and Cronkite Noticias. She is a graduate of Howard University and Arizona State University.

Slave descendants testify at United Nations

Sisters fight to protect community health and enslaved ancestors’ history

By: - May 28, 2023

WALLACE — There are only a handful of homes situated on Alexis Court, but there are a whole lot of memories. At one end of the short street, facing the Mississippi River, is Fee-Fo-Lay Café, run by twin sisters Jo and Joy Banner. The Fifolet, according to local lore, is a spirit that haunts the […]