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‘Trial judged erred’ – Former County Commissioner Brooks to get new sentencing hearing

Attorney: 'You can't punish people for saying controversial things.'

Attorney: 'You can't punish people for saying controversial things.'

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Trump's Presidential Address: The Wypipo Speech

Apparently, black people are racist.

Apparently, black people are racist.

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Three-Point Play: MEM 130 PHX 112

Conley, Gasol and Randolph combine to dominate Phoenix.

Conley, Gasol and Randolph combine to dominate Phoenix.

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The Memphis Red Sox: The black-owned Negro Leagues team that changed the game

How black team owners challenged segregation in baseball.

How black team owners challenged segregation in baseball.

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Kellyanne Conway apologizes to black America for her lack of home training

Seriously, Kellyanne?

Seriously, Kellyanne?

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Supreme Court revives challenge by black voters in Virginia

Spokesman: Gov. McAuliffe "has long believed that Virginia's legislative lines are unconstitutionally racially gerrymandered."

Spokesman: Gov. McAuliffe "has long believed that Virginia's legislative lines are unconstitutionally racially gerrymandered."

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Memphis police gets grant to help retain, recruit officers

Memphis police are receiving a four-year, $6.1 million grant aimed at retaining and recruiting badly-needed officers.

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Most African Americans feel taken for granted by Democratic Party

According to a new study conducted by Cornell Belcher and presented to the Congressional Black Caucus, 63 percent of African-Americans feel that they are taken for granted by the Democratic Party.

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Trump meets with HBCU presidents, and people aren’t too happy

Dozens of Historically Black College and University leaders met with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on Monday, just before he is expected to sign an executive order that will provide aide to HBCUs under his “New Deal for Black America.”

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TLC’s final album drops in June

It was almost three years ago when TLC launched a Kickstarter to fund their fifth and final album. Fans basically threw money at them, including Katy Perry, who donated $5,000 to help T-Boz and Chilli out.

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Viola Davis named Harvard Artist of the Year

On March 4, Davis will accept the Harvard Foundation’s arts medal during the 32nd annual Cultural Rhythms Festival in Memorial Hall’s Sanders Theatre.

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Black-led TV shows have always had crossover appeal; So why the side piece treatment?

Earlier this month, Nielsen unveiled a study examining the broader appeal of black-led and/or -focused content—particularly in television.

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Commentary: So many people failed Black History Month 2017

Here are 8 ways to do better.

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Make that four – losses – in a row

Tigers Rally but fall short against Houston.

Tigers Rally but fall short against Houston.

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In bizarre mix-up, ‘Moonlight’ wins Best Picture at Oscars

It was one of the most awkward moments in the history of the Oscars, of television, in entertainment, heck maybe in American history.

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The DNC election was a bigger victory for black voters than you think

Over the weekend the Democratic Party elected Tom Perez, a Latino civil rights attorney and former Labor Secretary under President Barack Obama, a man whose only successful campaign was as a county official 15 years ago, to lead the party out of its lowest position in 75 years.

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Kindergartner recreates iconic African-American women for Black History Month

Lola Jones, 5, re-created images of Maya Angelou, Madam C. J. Walker, Rosa Parks, and other notable black women.

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Do African Americans really care what Trump thinks about ‘Black-ish’

While Barack Obama believes the show is representative of his family, Donald Trump says the title is “racism at highest level.”

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FAMU to launch first African-American news network

The Black Television News Channel (BTNC) will be based in Tallahassee, and the journalism school plans to have the network on the air by next year, February 2018.

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Mahershala Ali, Viola Davis made history at last night’s Oscars

Davis won Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role in Fences, making her the first black actress to take home three major acting awards (she’s previously won both a Tony and Emmy award), and she stole the show with her acceptance speech.

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