The normally routine motion to delay the vote illustrated how closely divided the House is on the measure. It received just 51 votes – two more than the minimum to be adopted.
School officials across the state forced to halt testing on the first day of TNReady rollout.
Death penalty on table in officer's slaying; Man shot to death was brother of slain girl; Off-duty officer shoots intruder.
A recent report on Mississippi’s program reveals the total disregard for the lives of black children when it comes to welfare policy.
“Honey, things are heating up at the White House!” That’s how Debbie Allen described Monday’s Black History Month event, which celebrated black women and dance.
What began as a celebration of Black History Month in Durham by wearing African head wraps, is now a protest over expression.
Grizzlies last home game until February 19 was one they were in a position to win.
Some joked that Coldplay was just “cold” without Beyoncé and Bruno Mars.
So why not make it universal?
Beginning this month, The New Tri-State Defender will periodically feature Memphis-area bloggers such as Timothy “Urban Thoughts” Moore on TSDMemphis.com. Here is a sampling of what is to come.
If you’ve never questioned Tom Brady’s or Bill Belichick’s lack of humility, don’t question Cam Newton’s
Imagine yourself losing the biggest game of your career, how humble would you be?
New study: While high-achieving black male students aren't immune from racial stereotypes, they have found a way to push back against them — often through taking on confidence-building campus leadership roles that can change perceptions….
OutKast could have performed at the Super Bowl, Big Boi recently revealed on ESPN’s 'The Dan LeBatard Show.'
Tigers hold on for victory; square conference record at .500.
The Grizzlies annual fundraiser for Stax Music Academy put wordsmith to the test.
Championships for the boys and girls teams were anchored with a shared commitment to be student athletes.
GCA Services turns custodial contracts into opportunities for Memphis.
GCA Services turns custodial contracts into opportunities for Memphis
The CDC has finally taken substantial action on the problem of fetal alcohol exposure.
Ways you can prevent identity theft.
Jigga is putting his money where his mouth is by supporting local and national organizations that center black life and justice.