Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Community

When seniors return to their homes at Memphis Housing Authority’s (MHA) College Park Senior Building residences, they will find, among other improvements, an on-site medical clinic on the main floor. “Many of our seniors have specific medical needs which require...
Created by Cynthia Daniels & Co., the Soulful Food Truck Festival was the bookend event to Memphis Black Restaurant Week 2022. This TSDTv look back at the fun-filled event features photos and videos by Gary S. Whitlow/GSW Enterprises in association...
Marvis LaVerne Kneeland Jones, one of the Memphis State Eight students who integrated the university in 1959, died at her home Sunday evening (March 13) surrounded by her children. She was 81. “Mom had been on hospice the past two...
A voters’ rights coalition promised a legal showdown in court if all early voting sites are not open on day one for the May 3 election. That scenario surfaced after the Shelby County Election Commission’s decision to limit early voting...
Memphis activist Pamela Moses and her California legal team have called for the dismissal of her voter fraud charges. A late-morning press conference on Friday (March 11) at 201 Poplar was the formal rollout of Moses’ new legal team and...
It’s official: Memphis now is amid a yearlong celebration of “Purple Reign” –LeMoyne-Owen College’s observance of 160 years in existence. The celebration kickoff for Memphis’ only HBCU (historically Black college or university) came midday Friday on the steps of Brownlee...
Keisha Langford is a struggling, single mother of three who made some bad decisions when she was younger. “About 10 years ago, I was working in a bank,” said Langford. “Somebody came to me and asked me to help them...
High school students in Shelby County are encouraged to enter original poetry and spoken word pieces inspired by Tom Lee’s heroism, courage, kindness, selflessness and generosity. The deadline to submit original work is March 31. Lee was an African-American river worker...
“Orange Mound: A Black Lecture Critical Race Theory” is a historical documentary telling the stories of trailblazers and pioneers who have become a part of the community’s legend. “Orange Mound has five Super Bowl rings, one Oscar, three Olympic gold...
The granting of a motion for a new trial on her voting fraud conviction turned last Friday (Feb. 25) into a good day for Memphis activist Pamela Moses.  Moses' legal quagmire drew national attention after Memphis Criminal Court Judge W....