LENS & LINES: Positive Vibrations

The African Jazz Ensemble/Galaxy performed the music of Earth, Wind & Fire in a salute to the iconic group's co-founder and Memphis native Maurice White during a celebration of African-American history at First Congregational Church on Feb. 18. (Photos: Karanja ...

Pathways in Education offers an ‘alternate path to success’ in Frayser

PIE is a tuition-free, ASD accredited public school that is committed to helping students in grades 9-12, as well as older students, earn their high school diplomas.

Mid-South native explores hidden history of Washington D.C.

Jesse J. Holland's latest book "The Invisibles" is about slaves in The White House.

On Newsstands NOW: The Tri-State Defender

Featuring: 'The List' goes to court, Kam Williams' Oscar preview and Edmund Ford has a few thoughts about those 16,000 unfilled jobs in Memphis.

‘The list’ is headed to court

ACLU sues City of Memphis over City Hall escort policy.

Dyson: Obama failed to challenge white people

Topics: Trump, Obama, race and more.

16,000 Memphis jobs:

How do we fill them?

ACCESS 901: Pop! Richard Farwell IV’s glass ceiling was largely made of grapes

Wine connoisseur enjoys teaching customers the art of selecting the right wine.

Unity in Diversity Scholarship Banquet set for tonight at Guesthouse at Graceland

U of M Black Law Student Association raises more than $100K for scholarship.

2017 BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation Diversity Scholarships

March 1 is the deadline for applicants seeking a BlueCross Blue Shield of Tennessee Health Foundation Diversity Scholarship for 2017.

Frayser residents give ‘State of City’ address mixed reviews

Mayor Strickland: Tangible action bringing results.


‘We’ve been free in the demilitarized zone, and we’re going to be free in Mississippi.’

Now serving: Porter-Leath Early Childhood Academy

The Porter-Leath Early Childhood Academy – designed with children, parents and teachers in mind – has the primary goal of learning and development and is now open and serving.

Power in 30, says local basketball coach and businessman

Through the “Power of 30,” Curtis Givens is giving back to the community. He knows the difficulties of growing up in the Memphis inner city, but through faith in God and hard work Givens is a successful businessman and – ...

Taking inner city businesses to the next level

The upcoming Inner-City Capital Connections training program can help small businesses in economically-distressed areas grow in Memphis.