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Memphis’ Akbari to address the Democratic National Convention

Only Tennessee elected official to land a speaking slot.

Only Tennessee elected official to land a speaking slot.

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Brown MBC names its first non-black pastor

Pastor Stephen "Wade" Steelman has joined the pastoral staff at Brown Missionary Baptist Church (BMBC), making him the first non-black pastor in the historically black church since its founding in 188

Pastor Stephen "Wade" Steelman has joined the pastoral staff at Brown Missionary Baptist Church (BMBC), making him the first non-black pastor in the historically black church since its founding in 1882.

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App and hotline paired to help curve youth violence, poverty

Teen develops Love Watch App.

Teen develops Love Watch App.

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Julianne Malveaux: ‘Are we better off?’

Labor economist, columnist Dr. Julianne Malveaux talks about her new book.

Labor economist, columnist Dr. Julianne Malveaux talks about her new book.

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The 1 reaction everyone should have to Donald Trump’s RNC nomination speech

He's the GOP nominee. And he has a lot to say, but we have one burning question.

He's the GOP nominee. And he has a lot to say, but we have one burning question.

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KAM’S KAPSULES: Opening this week

Yes. That’s Idris Elba on the left. That’s also Idris Elba on the right, as Krall, the villian in “Star Trek Beyond.” Zoe Saldana also returns as Lt. Uhura in the film, arriving in theaters Today.

Yes. That’s Idris Elba on the left. That’s also Idris Elba on the right, as Krall, the villian in “Star Trek Beyond.” Zoe Saldana also returns as Lt. Uhura in the film, arriving in theaters Today.

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HOT, HOT, HOT!

5 Summer heat myths debunked.

5 Summer heat myths debunked.

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‘Bank black’ push not booming in Memphis – yet

Tri-State Bank, Citizens Savings note new accounts.

Tri-State Bank, Citizens Savings note new accounts.

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Fighting crime with faith

Frayser meeting highlights crime, encourages unity between faith community, law enforcement.

Frayser meeting highlights crime, encourages unity between faith community, law enforcement.

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On the record: City Council wants Rallings

Interim director backed by resolution.

Interim director backed by resolution.

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Best in Black Awards Memphis

Comedian Jonathan Slocumb to host BIBA.

Comedian Jonathan Slocumb to host BIBA.

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Friends That Rap

Memphis hip-hop trio bounces from “grimy” to “crunk” – while staying street smart.

Memphis hip-hop trio bounces from “grimy” to “crunk” – while staying street smart.

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Early Voting

“Our” numbers have no power unless you get out and vote.

“Our” numbers have no power unless you get out and vote.

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We can’t afford to be dumb anymore

We are focused on too many things that don’t matter.

We are focused on too many things that don’t matter.

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Getting ready to get back to school

The registration clock is ticking for Aug. 8 start of Shelby County Schools.

The registration clock is ticking for Aug. 8 start of Shelby County Schools.

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Ben Carson connects Clinton to Lucifer in convention address

On the second day of the Republican National Convention, Ben Carson connected Hillary Clinton to the devil in rambling thoughts that departed from remarks distributed to reporters earlier.

On the second day of the Republican National Convention, Ben Carson connected Hillary Clinton to the devil in rambling thoughts that departed from remarks distributed to reporters earlier.

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Omarosa named Trump’s director of African-American Outreach

“I’m happy to take up that cause for Donald Trump,” she told MSNBC.

“I’m happy to take up that cause for Donald Trump,” she told MSNBC.

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Nick Cannon leads BLM protest outside RNC accusing both parties of ‘taking our votes for granted’

Nick Cannon led a Black Lives Matter protest outside of the Republican National Convention and spoke out against both the Republican and Democratic party for failing to listen seriously to black Ameri

Nick Cannon led a Black Lives Matter protest outside of the Republican National Convention and spoke out against both the Republican and Democratic party for failing to listen seriously to black Americans.

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Black Stars for Justice:

Celebrity response to recent police killings is nothing new.

Celebrity response to recent police killings is nothing new.

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Comedian Bill Cosby is ‘completely blind’

Cosby has been battling a deteriorating eye disorder called keratoconus.

Cosby has been battling a deteriorating eye disorder called keratoconus.

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