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The Inaugural Memphis District Golf Classic (MDGC) is now the official golf tournament of the Southern Heritage Classic, with tee-off slotted for Tunica National Golf & Tennis Resort on Sept. 14, beginning at 8 a.m. Hosted by the Tennessee Baptist Laymen Movement, Memphis District, MDGC replaces the golf tournament formerly...
Visionary Fred Jones Jr. is the founder of the Southern Heritage Classic and the face of the annual cultural celebration, which celebrates 30 years this month. Helping to make sure that what “Fred dreams becomes the reality” is a loyal circle of support that includes three women – Maxine...
Tennessee Jurisdictional Bishop David Allen Hall in the Church of God in Christ (COGIC) calls the church “the last great hope” to address the violent mass shootings erupting across the country. And, he’s ready for the church to take action. “I’m calling for a movement of public saints,” Hall said...
Memphis Magazine has pulled its September issue after receiving backlash for what some have called a racist cover. The magazine featured caricatures of three mayoral candidates -- Shelby County Commissioner Tami Sawyer, incumbent Mayor Jim Strickland and former Mayor Dr. Willie W. Herenton. But it’s the illustration of District 7 Commissioner...
Yes, tennis and tutoring do mix. So says Tony Nichelson, program manager for the Tennis & Tutoring program being offered to students at the Bellevue Tennis Center in Jesse Turner Park in South Memphis. This Sunday on TSDRadio on WLOK, TSD Associate Publisher/Executive Editor Karanja A. Ajanaku is on location...
The Withers Collection teamed with the Memphis Branch of the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History and the Afro American Historical & Genealogical Society - Memphis Chapter to recall the “400 years of trials and to celebrate the triumphs of African Americans” during “Talk About It...
The Withers Collection teamed with the Memphis Branch of the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History and the Afro American Historical & Genealogical Society - Memphis Chapter to recall the “400 years of trials and to celebrate the triumphs of African Americans” during “Talk About It...
by Adrian Sainz -- Baxter Leach -- a prominent member of the Memphis sanitation workers union whose historic strike drew the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to the city where he was assassinated -- has died, close friends said Tuesday. He was 79. Leach died Tuesday morning, said Gail Tyree,...
According to Eric Brown, Friends of the Earth Memphis program manager, the Save Energy, Save Dollars campaign would lead to a $63 million reduction in utility bills and create 330 new local jobs over a five-year period. https://soundcloud.com/user-376889500/eric-brown-save-energy-save-dollars-campaign
A panel of 10 women, including five candidates who are running for office in the upcoming municipal election, laid out their vision for the city of Memphis during the Women of Impact Forum held at Collins Chapel C.M.E. Church on Saturday. Moderated by Memphis radio veteran Bev Johnson, the forum...