Greater Metro

Tremaine Wilbourne turns himself in to U.S. Marshals ending an intense manhunt for the suspect wanted in the killing of MPD Officer Sean Bolton on Saturday Night.

'I am not a cold-blooded killer...I am ...

Tremaine Wilbourn showed up at the Federal Building downtown late Monday afternoon with his attorney, ...

Entertainment

Dr. Wright Jones (MARK HILL/The Root)

Atlanta plastic surgeon helping black women fill ...

Wendy Williams may prefer bigger breasts over a bigger booty as her plastic surgery procedure ...

National

Conscious of his high-profile position while United States Attorney General, Eric Holder often interacted with children. (Photo: Dept. of Education/Flickr/CC BY 2.0)

Mixed bag of results for African-American after ...

WASHINGTON – Eight years after the Great Recession, African-American children are prospering in some regards ...

Sports

Gasol, Green represent Memphis in first-ever NBA ...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The NBA put on a show in its first exhibition game in ...

business

Photo illustration by Lee Eric Smith.

University of Phoenix under investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Apollo Education Group, which runs the online University of Phoenix, is ...

Commentary

Thinkstock Photo Courtesy of The Root.

#BlackMenLove: Time to reframe the old narratives ...

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of articles that were shared in ...

Regional

Jonathan Sanders with his mother, Frances (Courtesy of The Sanders Family)

"I wonder why this happened to my ...

s the deaths of Sandra Bland and Sam Dubose continue to capture national attention—both serving ...

Opinion

CWB honorees Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi attend The New York Women's Foundation Celebrating Women Breakfast at Marriott Marquis Hotel on May 14, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for The New York Women's Foundation. Originally appeared on theGrio.com)

Just a reminder: No one fights harder ...

Last weekend, I found myself watching Chris Rock’s Bigger & Blacker stand-up special. It still ...

Religion

Dr. Randolph Meade Walker, Pastor of Castalia Baptist Church (Photo: castaliachurch.org)

Castalia continues to add to its legacy ...

Cedar Grove Baptist Church was established in 1916 on Tanglewood and Saulsberry streets. In 1952, ...

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 ...

Lee Eric Smith

Reporter/Digital Content Manager

A native of Holly Springs, Mississippi, Lee Eric Smith brings ...

Bernal E. Smith, II

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