Greater Metro

(right) Sen. Dolores Gresham chairs the Senate Education Committee. On Wednesday, she tabled a $71 millio voucher like proposal for consideration next year. (Photo: Grace Tatter/Chalkbeat Tennessee)

This year’s list of school voucher bills ...

Tennessee lawmakers advocating for vouchers and similar school-choice programs are now rallying behind a single ...

Entertainment

Alma Gill

ASK ALMA

Dear Alma, I’m in my 50’s, twice divorced, with no children. I have a demanding ...

Greater Metro

Rallying for a $15 an hour minimum wage
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Black Lives Matter groups joining forces with ...

A cluster of Black Lives Matter groups and the organization leading the push for a ...

Sports

John Calipari talks Kentucky, Memphis, the tournament and more. (Photo: Karanja A. Ajanaku)

John Calipari - Back in Memphis

A chorus of boos competed with a round of applause for the attention of Kentucky ...

business

Hard times for Sears as retailer notes ...

NEW YORK — Sears, a back-to-school shopping destination for generations of kids, has said that ...

Commentary

The TSD Interview, Part I: OTIS L. ...

Veteran journalist Otis L. Sanford, who holds the Hardin Chair of Excellence in Journalism at ...

Regional

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Tennessee man records the moment he was ...

On Thursday, a Tennessee man livestreamed his interaction with police officers that led up to ...

Opinion

Ron Brown was the first African American to head The Democratic Party.

GETTING IT RIGHT

The March 9-15 edition of The New Tri-State Defender featured a syndicated commentary by Harry ...

Religion

Lucie C. Campbell, "The Mother of Gospel Music."

A celebration of the woman behind ‘Something ...

Mt. Nebo Baptist Church at 555 Vance Ave. will be the venue when the life ...

Writers

Karanja A. Ajanaku

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

Kelvin Dewayne Cowans

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

Tyrone P. Easley

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

Brittney Gathen

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

Brennan Hill

Digital Content Manager

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

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 ...

Warren Roseborough

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