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A hate crime is a hate crime

To not call a hate crime a hate crime when the perpetrator is black and the victims are white opens the door to the slur that blacks are hypocrites and have a double standard when the victims are whit

To not call a hate crime a hate crime when the perpetrator is black and the victims are white opens the door to the slur that blacks are hypocrites and have a double standard when the victims are whites.

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UBABY, Inc. kicking off ‘The WOW Challenge’ on ‘The Tom Joyner Morning Show’

New health and wellness initiative to debut Sept. 11 in collaboration with the Southern Heritage Classic.

New health and wellness initiative to debut Sept. 11 in collaboration with the Southern Heritage Classic.

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“Inside Ferguson” author Devin James, a companion and a 5 year old arrested, jailed in Lincoln, Neb.

State police handling the incident; cellphone and dashcam videos said to record the encounter.

State police handling the incident; cellphone and dashcam videos said to record the encounter.

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BOOK REVIEW: 'Emmett'

Pioneering Emmett Till-scholar Dr. Clenora Hudson looks at the horrific Emmett Till saga through the lens of racial healing.

Pioneering Emmett Till scholar Dr. Clenora Hudson looks at the horrific Emmett Till saga through the lens of racial healing.

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Tennessee State University mourns death of former President James A. Hefner

“We have lost a visionary and one of the best leaders to serve this great institution.” –TSU President Glenda Glover

“We have lost a visionary and one of the best leaders to serve this great institution.” –TSU President Glenda Glover

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Black Lives Matter must run its own presidential candidate in 2016

The idea that the Black Lives Matter movement can advance its message and scope by demanding national attention through organized political action is not farfetched.

The idea that the Black Lives Matter movement can advance its message and scope by demanding national attention through organized political action is not farfetched.

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'Inside Ferguson' book goes inside the tragedy

Native Memphian’s firm was brought in to bridge the gap with the outraged black community.

Native Memphian’s firm was brought in to bridge the gap with the outraged black community.

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Wellness: Tailgate Chili

Try this classic Simple Cooking with Heart chili recipe that's good for your heart. It's ready in 30 minutes!

Try this classic Simple Cooking with Heart chili recipe that's good for your heart. It's ready in 30 minutes!

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MONEY MATTERS: Coming to terms with long-term-care needs

False assumptions about Medicare or private health insurance can put families in a bind in times of need.

False assumptions about Medicare or private health insurance can put families in a bind in times of need.

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Kam’s Kapsules: Previews for movies opening Aug. 28

Chiwetel Ejiofor stars in “Z For Zachariah,” an adaptation of a post-apocalyptic novel from the 1970s.

Chiwetel Ejiofor stars in “Z For Zachariah,” an adaptation of a post-apocalyptic novel from the 1970s.

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Tigers to host mock game Saturday

901 Club members to get access to practice, chalk talk with head coach.

901 Club members to get access to practice, chalk talk with head coach.

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‘A Road trip with my baby’

Part II: Sandra Bland’s mother says, "We’re owed answers."

Part II: Sandra Bland’s mother says, ‘We’re owed answers.’

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City still awaiting update on MPD traffic stop policy

Interest in update review comes as incidents raise concerns about “riding while black.”

Interest in update review comes as incidents raise concerns about “riding while black.”

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What makes black men run from the police?

A good, hard look at the statistics will tell you why African Americans have reason to fear an encounter with police.

A good, hard look at the statistics will tell you why African Americans have reason to fear an encounter with police.

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BEYOND THE NEWS: What the world needs (from you) now

In a culture that embraces violence, it’s time to take a stand for love.

In a culture that embraces violence, it’s time to take a stand for love.

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TSD taking Best in Black Awards back to the Cannon Center

Three-day celebration set for Sept. 3-5.

Three-day celebration set for Sept. 3-5.

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Motivation, inspiration part of the vibes at NCRM 2015 Drop the Mic Poetry Slam

Importance of voting given from different ages, perspectives.

Importance of voting given from different ages, perspectives.

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Economic Development Forum chockfull of advice and information

Seminar explores “Corporate Insight: Winning Strategies for Successful Suppliers.”

Seminar explores “Corporate Insight: Winning Strategies for Successful Suppliers.”

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Gov. Haslam kicks off Tennessee Promise at Southwest

“It’s not about access; it’s about success”

“It’s not about access; it’s about success”

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Reporter, cameraman killed on air; gunman dies

WDBJ7 reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward were both killed when an unknown gunman opened fire during a live broadcast early Wednesday morning.

WDBJ7 reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward were both killed when an unknown gunman opened fire during a live broadcast early Wednesday morning.

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