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Africa in April at 25

The very first Africa in April Festival was held on the mall on Main Street. This week marks milestone 25.

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Moving memoir by an unassuming overachiever-turned-altruistic role model

Life is tough enough for a young boy growing up in the ‘hood without a father, but it must been even more challenging when he’s a famous jazz musician.

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Deval Patrick: The “A Reason to Believe” interview

 Deval Patrick

Deval Patrick and his wife Diane, who is also a lawyer, have a couple of college-age daughters, Sarah and Katherine. Here, he talks about his autobiography, “A Reason to Believe.”

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BTW 1 of 6 high schools in race to land Obama as speaker

Booker T. Washington principal Alisha Kiner received a call from the White House informing her that BTW was one of the six finalists in a competition that could land President Barack Obama as the commencement speaker.

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In the bank: A conversation with Johnny B. Moore Jr.

Johnny B. Moore Jr. is the president and CEO of SunTrust Bank-Memphis. When he took on that position on June 1, 2009, he became the first African American to reach that level at SunTrust.

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