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A call to end the expansion of charter schools in African-American communities

Coalition applies pressure to kick charter and contract schools to the curb.

Coalition applies pressure to kick charter and contract schools to the curb.

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AT&T steps up mobile Internet coverage at Memphis International Airport

Travelers get additional wireless capacity via a new Distributed Antenna System.

Travelers get additional wireless capacity via a new Distributed Antenna System.

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DC reporter fatally shot while waiting for bus

Having overcome great odds associated with a health challenge, 27-year-old Charnice Milton dies from a bullet not meant for her.

Having overcome great odds associated with a health challenge, 27-year-old Charnice Milton dies from a bullet not meant for her.

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Tennessee Supreme Court case will decide public access to police files

News outlets press case for making police records public even during an investigation and trial.

News outlets press case for making police records public even during an investigation and trial.

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Condemning police violence doesn’t mean we don’t care about other violence

“It is OK to care about both at the same time.”

“It is OK to care about both at the same time.”

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Freshly-formed coaches group blasts new NCAA eligibility standards

The fear: less access to college programs for African-American student athletes.

The fear: less access to college programs for African-American student athletes.

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Film review: ‘Bass Clef Bliss’

African-American mother and son’s adjustment to autism chronicled in inspirational biopic.

African-American mother and son’s adjustment to autism chronicled in inspirational biopic.

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R&B’s Mel Waiters succumbs to cancer

Hits such as “Hole In The Wall” and “The Smaller The Club” endeared him to R&B lovers, including Greater Memphis fans who loved his “flash.”

Hits such as “Hole In The Wall” and “The Smaller The Club” endeared him to R&B lovers, including Greater Memphis fans who loved his “flash.”

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African Americans least likely to get business loan from banks

New study: 77 percent of African-American business owners use personal cash to finance their businesses.

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Books & BBQ event to promote literacy

Novel event designed to offer people something they will enjoy reading along with something they love to eat.

Novel event designed to offer people something they will enjoy reading along with something they love to eat.

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SOUND OFF: Is the “King” great enough – already – to be the greatest?

SOUND OFF: Is the “King” great enough – already – to be the greatest?

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Is this ‘environment stuff’ connected to your health?

Mounting concern among African Americans about clean power plants and quality of life.

Mounting concern among African Americans about clean power plants and quality of life.

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OPENING THIS WEEK - Kam's Kapsules 5-29-15

Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

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Social media monetized to the fullest; Part 2

ON OUR WAY TO WEALTHY: There are ways to make money using social media other than the direct sell approach.

ON OUR WAY TO WEALTHY: There are other to make money using social media other than the direct sell approach.

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First-time authors write their way toward overcoming obstacles

Literary project supports servant leadership in affordable public housing.

Literary project supports servant leadership in affordable public housing.

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From the streets to the golf course to champion

LeMoyne Owen College golfer claims PGA Minority Collegiate Championship.

LeMoyne Owen College golfer claims PGA Minority Collegiate Championship.

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Exploring hip-hop culture – ‘Pedagogy, community action and identity’

Probing panel discussion at Hattiloo.

Probing panel discussion at Hattiloo.

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‘I felt like nobody really recognized what we did’

Remembering the Memphis 13, Part 1. Oct. 3 dedication of historical markers to note legacy of children who integrated elementary schools.

Remembering the Memphis 13, Part 1. Oct. 3 dedication of historical markers to note legacy of children who integrated elementary schools.

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WORDS MATTER: How speaking to babies affects development

The arrival of a newborn niece brings home the importance of what a baby hears and the manner in which it is delivered.

The arrival of a newborn niece brings home the importance of what a baby hears and the manner in which it is delivered.

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Honoring black writers: 10 books for your summer reading

The most recent New York Times’ summer reading list left out a whole lotta blackness.

The most recent New York Times’ summer reading list left out a whole lotta blackness.

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