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For Dedric Lawson, McDonald’s All-American selection is a reward for hard work

Vowing to “enjoy the moment,” the U of M signee will be on the court with many of the country’s high-school elite during McDonald’s All-American Game.

Vowing to “enjoy the moment,” the U of M signee will be on the court with many of the country’s high-school elite during McDonald’s All-American Game.

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Magic Johnson to BTW students: ‘Let me help you’

Business and sports mogul donates $30,000 and shares priceless words of encouragement and direction.

Business and sports mogul donates $30,000 and shares priceless words of encouragement and direction.

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Memphis Soul Kings hungry for crown in CBA season two

First home game is Sunday at Mississippi Blvd. Christian Center, with tipoff at 4 p.m.

First home game is Sunday at Mississippi Blvd. Christian Center, with tipoff at 4 p.m.

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On Our Way to Wealthy: Mastering the craft of roofing

Tips to help choose a credible roofing contractor.

Tips to help choose a credible roofing contractor.

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Let’s talk: Promoting healthy language development for young children

Specific types of language contribute to positive academic outcomes.

Specific types of language contribute to positive academic outcomes.

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Women need more financial resources for retirement

MONEY MATTERS: Longer life spans than men and less money earned are factors.

MONEY MATTERS: Longer life spans than men and less money earned are factors.

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Hooks Institute launches new civil rights history websites

Focus is on the history of the American Civil Rights Movement in the Mid-South.

Focus is on the history of the American Civil Rights Movement in the Mid-South.

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G☺☺D BLUE & Y☺U: Sergeant Nathan Todd Cockman

“Never too late to become what you were meant to be,” says veteran of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.

“Never too late to become what you were meant to be,” says veteran of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.

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Garrick Jordan: ‘I look to bring teamwork back’

FRE$H FRUIT: A fresh sound is coming out of Garrick Jordan’s East Memphis Studio and it’s mixed with a good sense of business.

FRE$H FRUIT: A fresh sound is coming out of Garrick Jordan’s East Memphis Studio and it’s mixed with a good sense of business.

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OPENING THIS WEEK 3-27-15

Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing A Film Fun

Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing A Film Fun

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Cavs smash Grizzlies three-game win streak

Tough night for the home team as LeBron and Cleveland rock.

Tough night for the home team as LeBron James and Cleveland rock.

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‘Cash Mob Memphis’ puts rush on gourmet popcorn

Collective buying power boosts family-owned business

Collective buying power boosts family-owned business

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‘Law & Order’ lieutenant says take control of Type II diabetes

While making a celebrity-of-the-day appearance at a health event in 2003, S. Epatha Merkerson got a health warning that led to a discovery – Type II diabetes.

While making a celebrity-of-the-day appearance at a health event in 2003, S. Epatha Merkerson got a health warning that led to a discovery – Type II diabetes.

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Hope arrives by ‘Jet’ as NBA star talks community and gives back

Kenny “The Jet” Smith donates $15,000 to refresh local court.

Kenny “The Jet” Smith donates $15,000 to refresh local court.

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‘All in for Justice & Equality’

The NAACP is “not sleeping,” new president, CEO declares.

The NAACP is “not sleeping,” new president, CEO declares.

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Connecting with the cosmos: The total audience media universe

The rise in technology and TV-connected devices has given consumers – and thus programmers, marketers, agencies and advertisers – a vehicle for boundless choice.

The rise in technology and TV-connected devices has given consumers – and thus programmers, marketers, agencies and advertisers – a vehicle for boundless choice.

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Report: Racial disparities in arrests persist with legal pot

Even after legalization, African Americans were more than twice as likely as white people to be charged with public consumption of marijuana, which remains a crime.

Even after legalization, African Americans were more than twice as likely as white people to be charged with public consumption of marijuana, which remains a crime.

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I had a heart attack!

“Nothing was more startling than when a cardiologist looked me directly in the eyes and said matter-of-factly: ‘It looks like you had a heart attack.’”

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‘Deadline’ TV editor thinks there’s too much diversity in the new pilot season

Someone decided to shed white tears and lament all the diversity that will soon be on television.

Someone decided to shed white tears and lament all the diversity that will soon be on television.

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BTW’s great-granddaughter: ‘Rising Up from the Blood’

Book review: Raised on a rough side of Oakland, Calif. by a single-mother who never mentioned their famous forbear, BTW’s heir has triumphed over the odds.

Book review: Raised on a rough side of Oakland, Calif. by a single-mother who never mentioned their famous forbear, BTW’s heir has triumphed over the odds.

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