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Tigers catapult to No. 25 after overcoming Navy

The second win this year against a Top 25 program and the first-ever victory of Navy boosted the University of Memphis Tigers to the...

Kicked off the UofM football team, Suttles pleads not guilty to rape charge

Ernest Suttles – now a former University of Memphis Football player – has a Dec. 5 preliminary hearing on the charge of raping a...
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‘Rise Up!’ These Baltimore Grade Schoolers Voices Are So Sweet, They Will Make You...

11-year-old Kai Young does it for the culture (Facebook Screenshot) My favorite season of The Wire was the fourth one, where the series followed the...

From Memphis to Poland with actor Delvyn Brown

by Brenda Sanders, Special to The New Tri-State Defender How do you get to Lodz, Poland. Well, one route is to be born in Chicago,...

Colin Kaepernick, 49ers players keep pressure on NFL owners

HYATTSVILLE, Maryland – Two days before the NFL moves to finally tackle the divisive issue of players protesting during the national anthem, the player...

Probation violation prevents dad from donating kidney to son

(Screen capture)A 2-year-old boy who is in need of a kidney donation has found a 100 percent match, the problem? Red tape.His mother says...

Last Kerner Commission member haunted, hopeful on race in US

By RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press CORRALES, N.M. (AP) — Nearly 50 years after the Kerner Commission studied the causes of deadly riots in America's cities, its...

Black man who wielded flamethrower at white nationalist rally arrested

(Steve Helber / AP)The black man who used an improvised flamethrower against white nationalists two months ago at the violent Unite the Right rally...

PREDICTABLE: State historical commission thumbs down city’s statue waiver request

OK, so the Tennessee Historical Commission is what many in Memphis thought it was - a body that would reject the City of Memphis’...

Wrong scores!

by Caroline Bauman and Laura Faith Kebede Chalkbeat Tennessee Just when it seemed that this year’s state testing had gone off without a hitch, it has...