Karanja A. Ajanaku

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Solid Waste pickup issues mount

As word circulated Friday of a “potential unsanctioned strike” by City of Memphis Solid Waste Division workers, those being pointed to as behind such a move said no such thing has ever been a part of what they said is an ongoing effort to...

Coming Sunday on TSDRadio on WLOK: ‘Mr. I’m Possible’; King’s radical economic agenda

This week on "Where Do We Go From Here?" the focus is on MLK Day observations featuring Keith L. Brown -- "Mr. 'I'm Possible'" -- at the Fifth Annual MLK Day Dreamkeepers workshop presented by the Western Region of the First Episcopal District of...

NEW ON PODCAST: The legacy of Emogene Wilson

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NEW ON PODCAST: Mayor’s call for action on early childhood literacy; Dr. Orr says, ‘Be the one!’

At his annual Prayer Breakfast for Memphis, Mayor Jim Strickland details his call for action on what he believes is the one thing with the "most long-term beneficial impact on Memphis." Also, keynoter Dr. Bartholomew Orr encourages area residents to "Be the one!" https://soundcloud.com/tsd-stats/tsdradio-podcast-mayors-call-for-action-on-early-childhood-literacy

COMING SUNDAY ON TSDRadio: Mayor Strickland, Dr. Orr eye 2020

In different styles, Mayor Jim Strickland and the Rev. Dr. Bartholomew Orr, keynoter at the annual Prayer Breakfast of Memphis, made pitches for Memphians to make progressive moves forward -- individually and collectively -- in 2020. What each said -- and how they said it...

THE DECADE THAT WAS: How Memphis and The TSD brought in each new year

Through the ages, sages of myriad backgrounds have counseled – in various forms – that people must have their minds “right” for what is in front of them. For many, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is a shared point of reference for getting one’s mind...

TSDRadio Podcast: Dr. Tracy Hall tells the story of the ‘Southwest Makeover’

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The ‘Southwest Makeover’ coming Sunday on TSDRadio on WLOK

A multi-year makeover is underway at Southwest Tennessee Community College and President Dr. Tracy Hall says the transition involves a culture shift. That and more is discussed this Sunday during "Where Do We Go From Here?" on TSDRadio on WLOK with host Karanja A. Ajanaku,...

Sunday on TSDRadio on WLOK: Perry Wallace, Vanderbilt and breaking barriers

Perry Wallace's barrier-breaking experience as the first African-American student athlete to integrate the Southeastern Conference (SEC) is the pivot point for "Where Do We Go From Here?" with host Karanja A. Ajanaku. The show airs Sunday at 5 p.m. on WLOK (1340 AM, 105...

Crude oil market drives plans to connect Memphis refinery with pipeline in North Mississippi

With a commitment to “being a good neighbor,” Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. has teamed with Valero to construct a 45-mile crude oil pipeline system connecting Memphis to Marshall County, Miss. Dubbed the Byhalia Connection, the project this week was pitched as “strengthening the region’s...