Greater Metro

Chicago Crusader Publisher Dorothy R. Leavell; TSD Publisher Bernal E. Smith II.

TSD Publisher Bernal E. Smith II elected ...

With his focus on expanding and amplifying the voice of the Black Press, The New ...

Entertainment

(Photo: BET Awards/ Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama honors Chance The Rapper at ...

On Sunday night, Chance the Rapper was honored with the Humanitarian Award at the 2017 ...

National

WATCH: Ice Cube checks Bill Maher on ...

I like Bill Maher. Most of the time. When you have a hyper-conservative president and ...

Sports

Grizzlies’ Tony Allen named to NBA All-Defensive ...

Remember when Tony Allen would dive on the floor for a loose ball and get ...

business

Black billionaire shares secret to success with ...

Denver native Robert Smith visited his home town to deliver a commencement address at the ...

Commentary

Lead singer Larry Dodson joined The Bar-Kays in March 1970, bringing scope and daring to the group’s sound. (Courtesy photo)

‘Today Is The Day…’

Fans of The Bar-Kays will certainly recognize that the headline for this column comes from ...

Regional

Besides TSU, UNCF also awarded a $2 million grant to Morgan State University and Norfolk State University. (Courtesy photo)

UNCF makes move to enhance outcomes at ...

NASHVILLE - Tennessee State University graduates look to have an advantage entering the workforce due ...

Opinion

Gil Robertson

Gil’s Goodwill: The ‘Book of Black Heroes’ ...

For nearly three decades, writer/author Gil L. Robertson IV has used the written word to ...

Religion

James Washington

Spiritually Speaking:

Just how hard is it to be a card carrying Christian these days? Republicans, Democrats, ...

Writers

Bernal E. Smith, II

Publisher of the New Tri-State Defender

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

Brennan Hill

Digital Content Manager

Brennan Hill is a specialist in graphics and design. He ...

Brittney Gathen

Brittney Gathen is a sophomore journalism student at the University ...

Carlee McCullough

Carlee McCullough, Esq. of McCullough Law served for over a ...

Kam Williams

Kam Williams is a journalist, largely known for his work ...

Karanja A. Ajanaku

Associate Publisher & Executive Editor

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

Kelvin Dewayne Cowans

Kelvin Dewayne Cowans aka 6'4" has been a Freelance Writer ...

Lee Eric Smith

Associate Editor/Page Design

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

Myron Mays

A native of Memphis, Myron Mays began his broadcast career ...

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 ...

Tyrone P. Easley

For more than 30 years, Tyrone Easley has been a ...