Greater Metro

Debbie Singleton (left), Maura Black Sullivan (right)

Transition: Lipscomb resignation brings two deputy directors ...

On the heels of Robert Lipscomb stepping down as director of Housing and Community Development ...

Entertainment

Anthony Horowitz (photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images), and Idris Elba (Getty Images).

James Bond author says Idris Elba ‘too ...

“Idris Elba is a terrific actor, but I can think of other black actors who ...

National

People hold signs during a memorial service marking the anniversary of his death on August 9, 2015 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown Jr, was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9, 2014. His death sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson and drew nationwide focus on police treatment of black suspects. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Black Lives Matter movement faces new challenges ...

Inside the fair, a booth had T-shirts bearing the slogans “Black Lives Matter” and “All ...

Sports

Photo: (Titans Facebook)

Smith sharp as Chiefs rout Titans 34-10 ...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Chiefs' Alex Smith knows exactly how much weight Titans quarterback ...

business

Byron Jones, chief financial officer, University of Phoenix; Ron Busby, president/CEO , U.S. Black Chambers, Inc.; Mario Middleton, assistant dean, Specialized Programs & Diversity, University of Phoenix

Black Economic Empowerment: Pilot entrepreneurship program aims ...

WASHINGTON, DC - Cathy Hughes went from sleeping on the floor of her radio station ...

Commentary

On the air, Vester Flanagan was known as Bryce Williams.

A hate crime is a hate crime

There isn’t much left in the way of pejoratives that haven’t been said about Vester ...

Regional

Dr. James A. Hefner (Photo: Courtesy of Tennessee State University)

Tennessee State University mourns death of former ...

NASHVILLE –The Tennessee State University family is saddened to announce the death of Dr. James ...

Opinion

(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Black Lives Matter must run its own ...

When I first heard that #BlackLivesMatter activists decided to upstage 2016 presidential candidates Sen. Bernie ...

Religion

Lee Eric Smith

BEYOND THE NEWS: What the world needs ...

I awoke Wednesday morning to news of yet another gunman going on a rampage, this ...

Writers

Karanja A. Ajanaku

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

Kelvin Dewayne Cowans

Kelvin Dewayne Cowans – known as “Six~Four” – is the ...

Tyrone P. Easley

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

Kelley D. Evans

Kelley D. Evans is a Memphis native and an alumnus ...

Brittney Gathen

Brittney Gathen is a sophomore journalism student at the University ...

Wiley Henry

Wiley Henry is an award-winning journalist and deputy editor of ...

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 ...

Myron Mays

A native of Memphis, Myron Mays began his broadcast career ...

Carlee McCullough

Carlee McCullough, Esq. of McCullough Law served for over a ...

Dr. Sybil Mitchell

Dr. Sybil C. Mitchell has been a freelance feature writer ...

Warren Roseborough

Warren A. Roseborough, a photojournalist and an army veteran has ...

Brianna Alexis Smith

Brianna Alexis Smith is a junior Mass Media Arts major ...

Lee Eric Smith

Reporter/Digital Content Manager

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

Bernal E. Smith, II

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