Greater Metro

Fifteen travelers determined to observe the 25th anniversary commemoration of the March on Washington left Memphis in late August of 1988, enduring 900 miles in a van that had seen better days. (Photo courtesy of Brenda Caldwell)

‘The Faithful Few’ mantra: ‘We’re going on ...

In late August of 1988, a small and little known group left Memphis headed to ...

Entertainment

Usher, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Madonna, Deadmau5, Kanye West, Jay Z and J. Cole onstage at the Tidal launch event #TidalForAll at Skylight at Moynihan Station in New York City March 30, 2015. (Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Roc Nation)

Jay Z and friends launch 1st artist-owned ...

Jay Z and a group of his really rich musician friends have launched Tidal, the ...

National

Ferguson, Mo. exploded into in flames in the aftermath of the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown Jr.

All eyes fixed on Ferguson’s April 7 ...

WASHINGTON – If the African-American residents of Ferguson, Mo., want to radically reform the political ...

Sports

Grizz shooting guard Courtney Lee was focused before the game and kept it going after tipoff, hitting shots and showing confidence. (Photo: Kelley D. Evans)

In pursuit of rhythm & a sense ...

“Having a rhythm and sense of urgency – hopefully this game starts a trend,” said ...

business

Carlee McCullough

On Our Way to Wealthy: Mastering the ...

“April showers bring May flowers” is a phrase we are all familiar with. However uncharacteristically, ...

Commentary

Wykesha Reid (Photo: WFAA/The Reid family)

How booty worship is killing black women

Like many sisters, Wykesha Reid looked in her mirror and longed for a bigger butt. ...

National

Ferguson, Mo. exploded into in flames in the aftermath of the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown Jr.

All eyes fixed on Ferguson’s April 7 ...

WASHINGTON – If the African-American residents of Ferguson, Mo., want to radically reform the political ...

Opinion

Tairod Nathan Webster (left) (Facebook) Pugh Hasan Edmonds and cousin Jonas Edmonds (Facebook)

Why the arrests of African-American ISIS suspects ...

Last Tuesday, two more African-American men were arrested on federal terrorism charges for trying to ...

Religion

Southern Baptists discuss race, slavery and segregation

NASHVILLE – The Southern Baptist Convention is taking its biggest step to date to confront ...

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 ...