Greater Metro

A graduating senior speaks during an Academic Signing Day ceremony for Freedom Preparatory Academy, a Memphis charter school whose entire first graduating class is headed to college. Banners were on display to represent the schools they'll attend.

How one Memphis charter school’s ACT scores ...

When Roblin Webb launched Freedom Preparatory Academy in 2009 with a class of sixth-graders, she ...

Entertainment

Drake dominates Billboard Music Awards, earns 13 ...

Drake was a high roller in Las Vegas, beating Adele’s record for most wins at ...

Entertainment

Bill Cosby departs the Montgomery County Courthouse after a preliminary hearing, May 24, 2016, in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Cosby was ordered to stand trial on sexual assault charges after a hearing that hinged on a decade-old police report. (Photo by Matt Rourke-Pool/Getty Images)

Race, gender, fame questions loom as Cosby ...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Thirteen years after a Temple University basketball team manager went to famous ...

Sports

Benjamin Watson

NFL star authors a playbook for fatherhood

NOTE: This story first appeared on ESPN’s “The Undefeated.” Baltimore Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson ...

business

MONEY MATTERS

According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute, U.S. workers change jobs every 5½ years, on ...

Commentary

Cornel West and Bill Maher on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher"

WATCH: Cornell West and Bill Maher argue ...

If you'd told me that Dr. Cornel West and Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson were going ...

Regional

Rutherford County Courthouse.

Judge bars Tennessee county policy's to lock ...

NASHVILLE — A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction barring a Tennessee county from ...

Opinion

Linda S. Wallace

THE CULTURAL COACH

Often in my daily travels, friends and colleagues seek me out to ask interesting questions. ...

Religion

Ruth Henderson wants to tell you about The Truth.

It's 'Holy Poetry' Time!

Ruth Henderson is determined to see Memphis become a finger-snapping community. She is hitching her ...

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 ...

Brittney Gathen

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

Carlee McCullough

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

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 ...

Myron Mays

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

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 ...