Shelby County Schools is turning to a veteran principal with school turnaround experience to take the helm of Trezevant High School, where its last leader unearthed grading irregularities that have shaken the entire district.
LocalMemphis reporting that trial set for next June.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Students form campus-based PR company to push the positive.
Group reaches settlement with City over surveillance concerns; vows to continue activism for livable wages, union rights.
Activists pushing for higher wages at fast-food restaurants have settled a lawsuit that claimed police in Memphis, Tennessee, threatened protesters with arrest and followed labor organizers home after meetings.
Grade tampering isn’t the only concern being investigated in Shelby County Schools in the aftermath of this month’s fiery resignation letter from a Memphis principal.
Irrelevance is the word. Professor Melissa Harris-Perry is the speaker; Former Rep. Harold Ford Jr. also keynoter on provocative program.
RedZone Ministries hosts financial literacy luncheon for Orange Mound youth.
Former U.S. Attorney Ed Stanton Jr. among the investigators into alleged grading discrepancies.
The city of Memphis said Thursday that beginning July 1, eligible city workers will receive monthly contributions of $50 for repayment of their student loan principal.
The Jimmie Lunceford Awards & Jamboree.