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LENS & LINES: African-American History month and more!

Check out some of the many ways and reasons Memphis area residents and visitors came together in recent days.  

THOUGHT YOU SHOULD KNOW: Boys & Girls Clubs choose Youth of the Year

On her application for the annual Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis Youth of the Year Competition, LaStacia Cloyd began with this: “Every loss is just an inch towards greatness.” A junior at Central High School, Cloyd has been selected as the BGCM Youth...

Memphis Chapter Jack & Jill to celebrate Founders Day at Hattiloo today (Jan. 27)

The Memphis Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, Inc. will host its 81st Founders Day Celebration today (January 27) at 4 p.m. at Hattiloo Theater at 37 S. Cooper. The gala event will feature a celebratory champagne toast to Gina Williams-Jackson, newly elected National...

THOUGHT YOU SHOULD KNOW: Clinical trial seeks 200 for drink-mix study

Memphis researchers have opened recruitment of 200 participants with high cholesterol and risks of heart disease for a year-long clinical study of a powdered drink supplement, which initial research reportedly has shown to be beneficial in improving health. The clinical trial plans to examine the...

‘The Brian Clay Chronicles’ return with Memphis poverty focus Jan. 30

The “Big Business of Poverty: Crisis in Memphis” signals the return of “The Brian Clay Chronicles” on Jan. 30. Presented by Greater Memphis Media, Inc., in association with The New Tri-State Defender, the symposium will be held at the National Civil Rights Museum beginning at...

THOUGHT YOU SHOULD KNOW: United Way launches free tax prep program

United Way of the Mid-South has launched its annual Free Tax Prep Program. Individuals and families who earned less than $55,000 in 2018 are encouraged to call 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment at a Free Tax Prep location in their ZIP code. United Way will...

MLK90 – Check out this week’s TSD edition

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have been 90 this year. And Memphians, who engaged in numerous acts of service on the federal holiday, took special note. The New Tri-State Defender will reflect on the day's activities in this week's edition, which publishes on Thursday.  

Castalia Baptist Church recruiting for 14th annual college tour

Castalia Baptist Church, 2180 Airways Blvd., is accepting applications for its fourteenth annual college tour. Under trustee Meka Egwuekwe, the church will lead more than 40 high school students on a tour of seven historically black college campuses in Alabama and Georgia as part of...

‘Come worship with us,’ says Rev. Hutchinson, as he opens new ministry

The sound of worship will waft from the Studio on the Square shortly after the 9 a.m. hour on Sunday (Jan. 20) as the Rev. Dr. Noel G. L. Hutchinson Jr. ushers in a new ministry. Dubbed the Greater Works Fellowship, Hutchinson sees his new...

THOUGHT YOU SHOULD KNOW: MATA to reduce service on MLK Day, January 21

In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day that is being observed on Monday, January 21, the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) will operate as follows: ▪ Fixed route and MATAplus service will operate on a Sunday schedule. ▪ The Main Street and Riverfront Trolley lines...