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Title: Willie_Tiggs, 2011
Contributor: Tiggs, Willie
Strauser, Matt
Keywords: Memphis (Tenn.);African Americans;Urban planning;Cleaborn Homes;Neighborhood Histories;Segregation;Public housing;Drug abuse and crime;Community life
Issue Date: 9-Aug-2011
Description: In this interview, Willie Tiggs recounts his short time as a resident of Cleaborn Homes during the year before it was demolished. He describes the drug problem as he saw it in the community, but explains how Clearborn Homes helped keep people like himself off of the streets. He also recalls the eviction of residents and how it negatively impacted people without other immidiate prospects.
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