JOY gives children an opportunity to work

Fifty-eight young people are working this summer because of a call to action given by the Memphis Office of Youth Services, under the direction of Ike Griffith, special assistant to Mayor Jim Strickland and the director of the Memphis Office ...

After touring with Janet Jackson, Harris making moves of her own

A Memphian is representing well on NBC’s “World of Dance,” advancing to the next round of the TV dance competition. As one half of the dance duo “KynTay,” Kendall Harris showed up and showed out

Expect an explosion of motion at ‘All Dance Expo’ this weekend

If you come to the All Dance Expo lookin’ for some “jookin,’” well you’ll get that — and plenty more.

Turn the shooter in!

Killing of two year old prompts calls to let “the law take its course.”

Opposition boiling amid request to end federal oversight of Juvenile Court

“Clearly it’s not time to be let off of investigation,” Shelby County Board of Commissioners Chairman Melvin Burgess said Wednesday, delivering a passionate retort to Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell Jr.

Taking it LITE has students thinking business

LITE uses a long-term model to work with students ages 17 to 25. The organization focuses on tackling the fundamental challenges of starting a business; but the vision is much bigger than entrepreneurship.

Memphis Gun Down set on changing behavior, hearts

It is the sixth year in which Memphis Gun Down has zeroed in on establishing a “Safe Zone” by extending the hours of community centers during the summer months.

Growth on the menu for HBCU Reunion Weekend

The fifth annual HBCU Reunion Weekend brought together alumni excited to celebrate their alma maters while also allowing the community a chance to ask questions and talk about historically black colleges and universities.

Keynoter to address ‘irrelevance’ at NAACP centennial celebration

Scholar and former MSNBC host Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry will keynote the NAACP Centennial Celebration. Former U.S. Congressman Harold Ford Jr. will also be a featured guest.

Election serves as a learning lab for Young Dems

For Danielle Inez, the newly-elected president of the Shelby County Young Democrats, it’s nice that the political establishment is starting to recognize and speak to the concerns of “millennial voters.” But it’s not enough.

LOC vice president resigns amid faculty discord

The Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs at The Le-Moyne Owen College, Dr. Alfred Hall, is leaving the college and his position now is listed as an available employment opportunity on the LOC website.

LeMoyne-Owen stakeholders poised to forge ahead

Students form campus-based PR company to push the positive.

WATCH: Ice Cube checks Bill Maher on "house n---a" remark

Maher apologizes for blunder, then gets schooled by Cube and Dr. Michael Eric Dyson.


Summer doesn’t have to be a step back for your student.

Students learn lessons about life, money

RedZone Ministries hosts financial literacy luncheon for Orange Mound youth.