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SLIDESHOW: After the bridge . . . the way forward

The one-year anniversary of the protest that led to the shutdown of the I-40 bridge was observed with multiple events on Sunday and yielded myriad images, including these.

BREAKING: Zach Randolph MLGW rumor FALSE

Social media abuzz with rumor that Z-Bo donated $1 million to pay light bills -- but it's not true.

SUMMERTIME ACTIVITIES FOR TEENS

Looking for something for your teen to do this summer?

PUBLISHER’S COMMENTARY

Comfort zones must go for success of Memphis 3.0.

Memphis Caribbean Jerk Festival returns July 15

The second annual Memphis Caribbean Jerk Festival – benefiting the Sickle Cell Foundation of Tennessee – will take place from noon-10 p.m. on July 15 at Tiger Lane located at 450 Maxwell Lane near Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.

SUMMER ACTIVITIES

Looking for something for your teen to do this summer?

‘God gave us SCLC as a vehicle to freedom’

National SCLC President visits Memphis ahead of upcoming national convention

ORGANIZING AGAINST VIOLENCE

Unity summons draws slain baby’s mother.

The Rev. Dr. Fred Lofton passes away at 89

Depth and strength merged in the life of The Rev. Dr. Fred C. Lofton.

Keynoters talk Trump, politics and change at NAACP luncheon

Melissa Harris-Perry and Harold Ford Jr. – two high-profile observers of events unfolding in the public arena – voiced noticeably different viewpoints in their roles as keynote speakers during the gala event held at the Memphis Hilton.

Russell walks into history as The CA’s executive editor

The interim reference has been removed from Mark Russell’s status as executive editor at The Commercial Appeal, which means he now is the first African American to lead the newspaper.

UNCF makes move to enhance outcomes at HBCUs

TSU and two other universities get joint $6 million grant.

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.