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MABJ Presents: ‘Salute to the Black Press’

The Memphis Association of Black Journalists and the National Civil Rights Museum are teaming up for what is described as a "powerful and informative panel discussion for Black History Month about the history of the Black Press." The session is set for Feb. 15 at...

Lady Tigers look to bounce back from UConn setback; face Shockers on Wednesday night

The Memphis Tigers, to say the least, were not pleased with their performance against the University of Connecticut last week. The Tigers (12-11, 3-7 AAC) suffered a 94-55 defeat at the hands of the No. 5 ranked  Huskies, a game in which the Tigers trailed...

Central Park 5’s Richardson speaks at U of M

“They wanted me to shut up and dribble, but I kept going.” Kevin Richardson, a member of the Central Park 5, was speaking to an audience at the University of Memphis University Center Thursday evening. The event was held by the University of Memphis chapter...

TIGER BASKETBALL: Tigers snap two-game losing skid without star guard Shutes, defeat Tulsa Golden Hurricane, 63-44

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The Memphis Tigers came into Saturday's women's basketball game against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane seeking their second conference win of the season. It was a game with even more significance as the annual "Play4Kay" game was taking place in the Elma Roane Fieldhouse. But even...

Former state rep. Turner “honored and blessed” to receive award at U of M ceremony

For years, Johnnie R. Turner worked as hard as she could to help contribute to making sure for all people gained civil rights. She toiled selflessly for decades, helping to ensure the rights of all people, putting herself in the front lines on a...

Are the Memphis Tigers starting to feel the loss of James Wiseman?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxGHO5C81W0 When James Wiseman, the number one recruit in the nation, was declared eligible by the NCAA on November 8, 2019, he continued to play. However, after dropping his lawsuit against the NCAA 5 days later, he left the University of Memphis and stated that...

Former State Representative Turner to be honored at Black History Month Reception on University of Memphis campus

With Black History Month just around the corner, the University of Memphis Black Student Association has big plans to commemorate the special month in February. The opening ceremony certainly will not disappoint on Friday night. Johnnie R. Turner, a former state representative of Tennessee, will...

TIGER BASKETBALL: Sophomore guard Shutes leads Tigers to 54-52 victory over SMU

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As the Memphis Tigers turned the ball over for the 22nd time, head women's coach Melissa McFerrin turned to the bench and searched for any answer to the turnover bug. Fortunately for the 12th-year head coach, Jamirah Shutes came through down the stretch. Shutes, who was...

ANALYSIS: Tigers flex their muscle on Cincinnati to win 60-49: Takeaways from the AAC clash

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The Memphis Tigers have always had a difficult time beating Cincinnati, ever since Tigers head coach Penny Hardaway played for the Tigers in the early 1990s. Losers of six straight games against the Bearcats coming into last's night AAC clash, the #22 ranked Tigers were...

TIGER BASKETBALL: UConn extends winning streak against Memphis, 68-56

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The Legendary UConn Huskies Women's Basketball program is undefeated – 106 games – in conference play since joining the American Athletic Conference in 2014. Ten of those wins came against Memphis. So the Tigers came into the game knowing they would have to play a near-perfect...