Greater Metro

Pitching awareness of the Earned Income Tax ...

With the 2015 tax season in full swing, Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir has a ...

Entertainment

Walter “Sir Walt” Andrade presents his painting of Trayvon Martin to the slain Florida teen’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, during the Heal the Hood Foundation’s Citywide Anti-Violence Youth Symposium at Unity Christian Church in Whitehaven. (Photo: George Tillman Jr.)

Getting to know ‘Sir Walt’

by Brittney Gathen Special to The New Tri-State Defender Like so many of us, Walter ...

National

Charged in last month’s attempt to overthrow Gambia, Alagie Barrow is a former member of the Tennessee Army National Guard.

Tennessee man charged with trying to overthrow ...

MINNEAPOLIS — A Tennessee man was charged Friday in last month’s failed attempt to overthrow ...

Sports

Stock car racing driver Wendell Oliver Scott was the first African-American driver to win a race in what is now the Sprint Cup Series. (Photo: wendellscott.org

NASCAR’s Hall of Fame makes room for ...

Trailblazing driver Wendell Oliver Scott, the first African-American driver elected to NASCAR’s Hall of Fame, ...

business

Carlee McCullough

ON OUR WAY TO WEALTHY: Strange but ...

Business around the world is known to have copycats. Once it is known that a ...

Commentary

Larry Wilmore (Photo: Stephen Lovekin)

Is Larry Wilmore’s “The Nightly Show” what ...

Last week, Larry Wilmore – host of Comedy Central’s new late-night gig “The Nightly Show” ...

National

Charged in last month’s attempt to overthrow Gambia, Alagie Barrow is a former member of the Tennessee Army National Guard.

Tennessee man charged with trying to overthrow ...

MINNEAPOLIS — A Tennessee man was charged Friday in last month’s failed attempt to overthrow ...

Opinion

Tony Jackson

The ‘stench’ of education reform and the ...

There is a stench in the air in Memphis and it’s a smell that is ...

Religion

Southern Baptist leaders call for integrated churches

NASHVILLE (AP) – Leaders of the largest U.S. Protestant denomination are preaching that integrated churches ...

Writers

Dr. Karanja 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 ...

Bernal E. Smith, II

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

Kam Williams

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