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My high school told me to apply to 100 colleges — and I almost lost myself in the process

High schools have become obsessed with “million-dollar scholars,” and it’s hurting students.

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Report: Super Mario coming back to the Grizzlies

Chalmers nearing one-year deal to come back to Memphis after Achilles injury.

Chalmers nearing one-year deal to come back to Memphis after Achilles injury.

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American Athletic-Preseason Picks

Memphis favored to win the West Division.

Memphis favored to win the West Division.

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Hip-Hop/R&B is now more popular than Rock music

Hip-hop/R&B have been responsible for 25.1 percent of the music consumed in America — surpassing rock, which checks in at 23 percent.

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The English language is under attack

We must defend it.

We must defend it.

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OPINION: Bernie Sanders’ black women problem

There’s just one issue that his supporters and optimistic writers refuse to consider: the voting power of black women.

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Billion in private student loan debts may be wiped away due to missing paperwork

According to The New York Times, billions of dollars in private student loan debt could be wiped out, all because the private lender didn’t keep track of the paperwork that would verify that it had ownership of the loans.

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VIDEO: SCLC to announce hip-hop project this week

National Convention set to start at Peabody Hotel on Thursday; Agenda released.

National Convention set to start at Peabody Hotel on Thursday; Agenda released.

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Justice for Darrius - 2017!

Two years later, the mission continues for Mary Stewart and a community of supporters.

Two years later, the mission continues for Mary Stewart and a community of supporters.

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Former Memphis principal will lead iZone, turnaround work for Shelby County Schools

A former turnaround principal is returning to Memphis as an assistant superintendent overseeing the Innovation Zone and other school turnaround work for Shelby County Schools, a spokeswoman confirmed Monday.

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New Harvard study finds steep declines in black homeownership in major cities

For the 12th consecutive year, America’s national homeownership rate has declined, according Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS)’ annual report, “State of the Nation’s Housing 2017.” This year’s report also found these declines vary by race and ethnicity.

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Fired cop who killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards indicted for murder

Roy Oliver, the fired Balch Springs police officer who shot and killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, has been indicted by a grand jury for murder on Monday.

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OPINION: Welcoming immigrants keeps America great

President Donald Trump was elected on his pledge to make America great again. Yet, for all of his rhetoric, he seems to have forgotten the men and women, from every corner of the globe, who have worked so hard to build the great country we see today.

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The Museum of You: The International African American Museum wants to personalize African-American history with its genealogy center

Museums can impart a vast amount of information to visitors, sharing with them history, culture, science, art. But what if a museum could personalize your own story, your own background and your own history?

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Will Smith officially cast in Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ remake

Naomi Scott has been announced as Princess Jasmine, while Will Smith has signed on as the Genie.

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Why this Memphis Spanish teacher loves to teach about the evolution of the piñata

How do teachers captivate their students? Here, in a series we call How I Teach, we ask great educators how they approach their jobs.

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Reports: Tarik Black to sign with Houston Rockets

Former Tiger reportedly agrees to 1-year, $3.2 million deal.

Former Tiger reportedly agrees to 1-year, $3.2 million deal.

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Obama is still president in welcome letter sent to new U.S. citizens

Around 200 letters congratulating new citizens of the United States have been distributed since Donald Trump took office with former president Barack Obama‘s signature on them instead of Trump’s.

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The man who put Marvel in the black

Nate Moore makes The Falcon, makes Black Panther, and he’s making the future of film.

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TAKE THE QUIZ: How Stressed are you?

Everyone responds to stress differently. This assessment will help you identify your particular stress profile.

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