Greater Metro

Hundreds of teachers decked in red showed up to protest teacher merit pay at Tuesday night's board meeting. (Photo: Daarel Burnette/Chalkbeat Tennessee)

Shelby County teachers protest merit pay plan

Hundreds of teachers decked in red attire packed a Shelby County School Board meeting Tuesday ...

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

Marissa Alexander  (Photo: WJXT Screenshot)

Marissa Alexander released from prison

Marissa Alexander, the Florida mother who fired warning shots to stop her abusive ex-husband's attack ...

Sports

Z-Bo plays ‘run killer’ in Dallas

DALLAS – Who needs timeouts when you have Z-Bo. Zach Randolph scored 22 points, including ...

business

Poor communities lose billions to predatory lenders

WASHINGTON – Predatory lenders continue to target poor, African American and Latino communities, siphoning off ...

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

Marissa Alexander  (Photo: WJXT Screenshot)

Marissa Alexander released from prison

Marissa Alexander, the Florida mother who fired warning shots to stop her abusive ex-husband's attack ...

Opinion

Ashley Coffield

We must have honest conversations about abortion ...

As we mark the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court decision ...

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 ...