Greater Metro

East Trigg Avenue to put focus on ...

East Trigg Avenue Baptist Church will host the Your Health Matters Health Fair on Saturday ...

Entertainment

Lena Waithe, Donald Glover

Donald Glover and Lena Waithe make Black ...

Sunday night’s Emmy Awards saw two major wins for Black Hollywood, with Atlanta creator and ...

National

Some St. Louis police reportedly were heard chanting, "Whose Streets? OUR STREETS!" during the protests.

The Latest: Students participate in St. Louis ...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former ...

Sports

Anthony Miller high steps while walking a tightrope along the sideline for a first down after catching a pass from Riley Ferguson. (Photo: Warren Roseborough)

Miller and the Tigers subdue UCLA's Bruins

Anthony Miller has this thing down pack now. His ability to routinely make plays on ...

business

Tri-State Bank of Memphis settles into Whitehaven

Tri-State Bank, Memphis' majority African American-owned bank, officially opens its new retail bank headquarters in ...

Commentary

The Rev. Dr. William Barber II, president of the North Carolina NAACP and leader of the North Carolina Forward Together Moral Movement, leads marchers across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala. (Photo: Wiley Henry)

PERSPECTIVE: We must have a new Poor ...

Channeling the incisive analysis of our best historians, TaNehisi Coates cut through the talking points ...

Regional

Barret's Chapel Elementary-Middle is a diverse school in Memphis.

Tennessee and feds strike a balance in ...

Among the first states to submit its plan under the new federal education law, Tennessee ...

Commentary

The Rev. Dr. William Barber II, president of the North Carolina NAACP and leader of the North Carolina Forward Together Moral Movement, leads marchers across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala. (Photo: Wiley Henry)

PERSPECTIVE: We must have a new Poor ...

Channeling the incisive analysis of our best historians, TaNehisi Coates cut through the talking points ...

Religion

Spring Hill MBC

Spring Hill M.B.C. ready for its sesquicentennial ...

Spring Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Raleigh has been around long enough to have a ...

Writers

Bernal E. Smith, II

Publisher of the New Tri-State Defender

Bernal E. Smith, II is the Publisher of the New ...

Brennan Hill

Digital Content Manager

Brennan Hill is a specialist in graphics and design. He ...

Kam Williams

Kam Williams is a journalist, largely known for his work ...

Karanja A. Ajanaku

Associate Publisher & Executive Editor

A veteran journalist with 35-plus years of experience, Karanja A. ...

Kelvin Dewayne Cowans

Kelvin Dewayne Cowans aka 6'4" has been a Freelance Writer ...

Lee Eric Smith

Associate Editor/Page Design

A native of Holly Springs, Mississippi, Lee Eric Smith brings ...

Nina A. Johnson

Nina A. Johnson brings a multitude of knowledge to the ...

Tony Jones

Tony Jones, a graduate of Southside High School (1976), is ...

Tyrone P. Easley

For more than 30 years, Tyrone Easley has been a ...