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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, reared in Clarksdale, Miss. and honed as an actor in Memphis. Delvyn Brown traveled that path....
October 13 - Hi-Tone Cafe is hosting a Friday The 13th Costume Party and Spooky Show. For those who love art, extravagance, music and all things spooky, you’re in for a treat. There will be live performances and an...

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FilmReview by Kam WilliamsCourtroom Drama Recounts High-Profile Case Argued by Thurgood Marshall Proxy Prior to becoming America's first African-American Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall (Chadwick Boseman) enjoyed a legendary legal career as a civil rights lawyer. While serving as...
If you've been waiting for someone in hip-hop to pen a track that captures the frustration that many feel about the outrageous presidency of Donald Trump, wait no longer. Last night, during BET's Hip Hop Awards, a pre-recorded video of...
Terry Crews’ tweet (@terrycrews via Twitter) Terry Crews took to Twitter Tuesday to say that the whole Harvey Weinstein situation is giving him post-traumatic stress disorder. You may be asking yourself why, but in a series of 16 tweets, Crews...
Nelly (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Bud Light)The older I get, the more I’ve tragically become accustomed to the harsh instant reactions our community has when a Black celebrity is accused of rape.They are just as predictable as...
ESPN anchor Jemele Hill who once tweeted that Donald Trump is a “white supremacist” (still looking for the lie) has been suspended for two weeks after violating what the sports station is calling “a second violation of social media...
After consuming a sickening amount of “black death porn”—that is, black folks being killed by police on video—one could deduce that it is a precarious situation whenever an African American gets pulled over by police—regardless of social standing, celebrity,...
by Brianna Alexis Smith basmith@tsdmemphis.com October 6-7 – The First Annual Mempho Music Festival was created to blend today’s best sounds with Memphis’ storied musical heritage, creating a festival experience filled with music, food and nature that appeals to people of...
Recording artist Tank electrified Memphis with a sold-out performance Sunday at The New Daisy Theatre. Billed as the Savage Tour, the R&B veteran crooned two hours worth of familiar tunes in addition to new music from his highly anticipated album...