Greater Metro

Jeffrey Mister, a Memphis instructional coach, helps train teachers on the Common Core State Standards at a state training in June 2014. ( Photo by Grace Tatter )

5 Memphis high schools get a Common ...

Tennessee might be moving away from the Common Core standards, but a handful of English ...

Entertainment

CONCERT REVIEW

The controversy surrounding R&B legend R. Kelly often conceals his musical legacy, but not here ...

National

Denise Rolark Barnes, the chairwoman of the NNPA and publisher of The Washington Informer, Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., president and CEO of the NNPA, and Bernal E. Smith II, a member of the NNPA Board of Directors and publisher of The New Tri-State Defender announce the NNPA's State of Emergency declaration. (Photo: Freddie Allen/AMG/NNPA)

The Black Press declares a State of ...

The recent extrajudicial killings of three black males, including a 13 year-old boy, have sparked ...

Sports

Ed Temple and the Tigerbelles (Photo:ncaahallofchampions.org)

Legendary track and field coach Ed Temple ...

NASHVILLE – Legendary track and field coach Ed Temple, who led Tennessee State University’s famed ...

business

Mack Weaver
Floyd Benson

MOVING ON UP!

Mack Weaver’s 17-year association with Memphis in May International Festival now includes his responsibilities as ...

Commentary

If America treated racism the way it ...

As soon as America caught wind of the makeshift bombs that exploded in New York, ...

Regional

Memphis, Nashville to vote on marijuana-related ordinances

Political leaders in Tennessee's two largest cities are taking steps toward marijuana decriminalization with ordinances ...

Opinion

Iyanla Vanzant, left, in her “House of Healing,” a four-part special from her series, Iyanla: Fix My Life
OWN

6 reasons why black women have every ...

I don’t have OWN on my cable package anymore, so it’s taken me a bit ...

Religion

Bishop Joseph W. Walker III

Faith group reaches for millennials, minorities with ...

NASHVILLE – Determined to get its members to the voting booths on Nov. 8, the ...

Writers

Karanja A. Ajanaku

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

Kelvin Dewayne Cowans

Kelvin Dewayne Cowans better known as "Six~Four" is the Owner ...

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 ...

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 ...