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About a fifth of students are meeting expectations in math and English in grades 3 to 8 in Shelby County Schools, according to state data released Thursday. That’s the lowest of the state’s four urban districts, though not far behind...
(Photo: Joe Maher/Getty Images and Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)Lupita Nyong’o is the latest woman to speak out against disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein, who is accused of sexually assaulting dozens of women in Hollywood. In an essay for the New...
(Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)On Thursday, former president Barack Obama returned to the campaign trail for Phil Murphy, the Democratic candidate for governor in New Jersey. While he was on the trail, Obama also issued a condemnation of the current state...
Let’s be clear. Willie Mitchell and Royal Studios is a BIG DEAL and not just in Memphis. Yes, it’s a huge part of the fabric and legacy of Memphis music. Hi Records and Royal Studios was the home of...
by Paula Anderson, Special to The New Tri-State Defender Antonia Gambrell, a licensed cosmetologist, has been styling and encouraging women to feel good about themselves through hair care design for over 20 years.  Whether your hair is relaxed or natural,...
Hundreds of women are kidnapped or manipulated into the world of human sex trafficking everyday. Profiting over 100 billion dollars a year, the trafficking industry has surpassed the combined profit margins of Google, Intel and Microsoft, making the illegal...
In Part I of his interview with Shelby County Juvenile Court Judge Dan Michael, TSD Publisher Bernal E. Smith II engages in an exchange that details Michael’s background, reveals his reasons for pursuing the position, probes into the move...
There is no point in debating whether or not President Donald Trump is a “real Christian.” At this point it really doesn’t matter. He is America’s religious darling and is the single most important political figure in mainstream Christian...
In Part I of his interview with Shelby County Juvenile Court Judge Dan Michael, TSD Publisher Bernal E. Smith II engages in an exchange that details Michael's background, reveals his reasons for pursuing the position, probes into the move...
(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)The Movement for Black Lives, a massive group including the Black Lives Matter movement, has launched a new project aimed at providing ‘electoral justice’ for Black people.Organizers announced the Electoral Justice Project on Monday, a two-step...