Latest stories

Tease photo

LENS & LINES

When Aretha can’t, Chaka Khan

When Aretha can’t, Chaka Khan

Tease photo

Memphis takes another step toward good health with adult fitness zone

Celebrity personal trainer helps break ground in Audubon Park

Celebrity personal trainer helps break ground in Audubon Park

Tease photo

Paving the way to the NBA

Memphis native and Murray State standout Cam Payne was selected by the Oklahoma City Thunder as the 14th pick of the 2015 NBA Draft.

Memphis native and Murray State standout Cam Payne was selected by the Oklahoma City Thunder as the 14th pick of the 2015 NBA Draft. “It’s a lifelong dream. I’m happy and I’m proud to be here,” Payne said. “This is a great organization that I’m happy to be a part of. I feel that it fits me perfectly.”

Tease photo

Despite shake-ups First Tennessee Bank steadfast on diversity

Herman Strickland, once an FTB top banker, is ready to compete; notes FTB’s importance to Memphis

Herman Strickland, once an FTB top banker, is ready to compete; notes FTB’s importance to Memphis

Tease photo

LEGACY: Emerson R. Able Jr.

He taught life lessons through the art of music

He taught life lessons through the art of music

Tease photo

Memphis parent education advocacy group launches amid questions

Memphis Lift speaks to area parents on Tuesday.

Memphis Lift speaks to area parents on Tuesday.

Tease photo

Obama urges bipartisanship in Medicaid

POTUS visits Nashville on Wednesday (July 1) to address Affordable Care Act

POTUS visits Nashville on Wednesday (July 1) to address Affordable Care Act

Tease photo

Wellness Wednesday: Tips for cutting down on sugar

You can reduce the sugar in your diet today.

You can reduce the sugar in your diet today.

Tease photo

Memphian Cameron Payne to Thunder with No. 14 pick

Memphis native and Murray State standout Cam Payne was selected by the Oklahoma City Thunder as the 14th pick of the 2015 NBA Draft.

Memphis native and Murray State standout Cam Payne was selected by the Oklahoma City Thunder as the 14th pick of the 2015 NBA Draft.

Tease photo

How NeNe Leakes turned 15 minutes into real fame

The controversial reality star created the blueprint for turning reality TV into real success.

The controversial reality star created the blueprint for turning reality TV into real success.

Tease photo

Women’s Theatre Festival presents Sip & Sign with LaRita Shelby at Hattiloo

Hometown talent returns to showcase her latest book – “Dictation: Plays, Poems and Monologues For African Americans.”

Hometown talent returns to showcase her latest book – “Dictation: Plays, Poems and Monologues For African Americans.”

Tease photo

‘Slavery is a choice’ says Confederate flag-waving black woman

Black female takes a stand for the Confederate battle flag in video clip: “This is not racist.”

Black female takes a stand for the Confederate battle flag in video clip: “This is not racist.”

Tease photo

Grizz draft picks make Memphis debut

Jarell Martin and Andrew Harrison introduced at Grizzlies press conference.

Jarell Martin and Andrew Harrison introduced at Grizzlies press conference.

Tease photo

#TeamRelaxer? #TeamNatural? #TeamNobody

How I walked away from the war over black women’s hair.

How I walked away from the war over black women’s hair.

Tease photo

Brimhall Foods opens new production lines

The Brims brand company, known for its snacks, expands production plant in Bartlett.

The Brims brand company, known for its snacks, expands production plant in Bartlett.

Tease photo

Federal officials investigate recent fires at black churches

The focus is on churches in Tennessee, South Carolina and Georgia.

The focus is on churches in Tennessee, South Carolina and Georgia.

Tease photo

Obama proposal would make 5 million more eligible for OT

Salaried employees earning less than $50,440 a year would be assured overtime if they work more than 40 hours per week, up from the current $23,660 a year.

Salaried employees earning less than $50,440 a year would be assured overtime if they work more than 40 hours per week, up from the current $23,660 a year.

Tease photo

Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce win big at BET Awards

High powered performances steal the show

High powered performances steal the show

Tease photo

‘Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God’

BOOK REVIEW: An African-American mother’s search for answers after Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis, Jonathan Ferrell and Renisha McBride.

BOOK REVIEW: An African-American mother’s search for answers after Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis, Jonathan Ferrell and Renisha McBride.

Tease photo

Ole Miss football player arrested after allegedly assaulting stepfather in defense of his mother

University of Mississippi left tackle Laremy Tunsil was arrested on charges of domestic violence after authorities say he punched his stepfather.

University of Mississippi left tackle Laremy Tunsil was arrested on charges of domestic violence after authorities say he punched his stepfather.

Prev