Greater Metro

Hopping mad after learning that there is a move in the state legislature to remove the Pinch District’s historic designation, Alcenia’s B.J. Chester-Tamayo said she would keep her Southern Style Cuisine restaurant going regardless of the outcome in Nashville. (Photo: M.J. Branch)

Alcenia’s to keep rolling in the Pinch ...

Special to The New Tri-State Defender B.J. Chester-Tamayo, owner of Alcenia’s Southern Style Cuisine in ...

Entertainment

"Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America" (Spiegel & Grau), by Jill Leovy

‘Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in ...

The killings of unarmed black men by police in Missouri and New York have dominated ...

National

How to cut child poverty by 60 ...

WASHINGTON (PRNewswire-USNewswire) – The Children’s Defense Fund on Wednesday released “Ending Child Poverty Now,” a ...

Sports

Although he showed up Tuesday on Super Bowl XLIX Media Day and answered (sort of) questions for the prescribed time, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch reportedly could be fined for wearing an unauthorized Beast Mode hat to the event. Marshawn Lynch (Photo: Twitter Screenshot)

If speech is free, shouldn’t silence be?

The First Amendment says: “Congress shall make no law...abridging the freedom of speech.” The National ...

business

Don Thompson (YouTube)

Don Thompson, the 51-year-old CEO of McDonald’s, ...

The transition comes amid reports that the “world’s biggest restaurant chain” is trying to revamp ...

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

How to cut child poverty by 60 ...

WASHINGTON (PRNewswire-USNewswire) – The Children’s Defense Fund on Wednesday released “Ending Child Poverty Now,” a ...

Opinion

Rev. Rodney Beard

America’s racism is a world problem

In a previous article I mentioned that the “wrong” (some call it the “right”) really ...

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 ...