The Humans

Here are 21 snapshots of people in the city of Memphis.

Click on each photo to view their words.

Humans of Overton Park


Humans of Cooper-Young

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“I like shitty tattoos. If I want, I scrub them off in the first week.”

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“I just came from the farmers market. This was their last carton of fresh eggs so I had to buy it. I couldn’t pass up fresh eggs. It really does make a difference. I’m excited to try them.”


“I enjoy growing quality produce that people can eat without chemicals and pesticides.”

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“This is big brother and this is little brother. They’re Memphis babies. They love all Memphians.”


“These roses smell good.”


“I don’t read as much as I used to. I mostly read musician biographies. My parents are in town from Arkansas and they like to come here.”

Humans of East Memphis