Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Reader's Corner

Award-winning journalist and author Jesse J. Holland, who authored the official companion novel to the Academy Award-winning movie blockbuster “Black Panther,” was among those getting nods at the Nominees Luncheon for the NAACP Image Awards Nominees Luncheon held in...
by Harlan McCarthy, Special to The New Tri-State Defender After closing her recent keynote lecture at the 10th Annual Women’s Honor Conference at the University of Memphis University Center, iconic poet Nikki Giovanni fielded a question that provided a snippet...
by Terri Schlichenmeyer, Special to The New Tri-State Defender Your mother dealt with things you can’t imagine. It was a different time when she was your age, with societal issues you’d never tolerate and rules you wouldn’t abide. Same with your...
When my friend Amy Benson, a professor at Rhodes College, told me that she wanted me to meet her friends Dan Charnas and Wendy Walters from New York, I said “Sure!” They were coming to Memphis as writers-in-residence at...
(blackchristiannews.com) – It took national bestselling author Daniel Whyte III nearly 10 years to complete his work “The Lost Souls of Black Folk & White Folk,” which tackles the issues of America’s sin, God’s judgment, the Church’s failures, and...
Bassey Ikpi’s <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Im-Telling-Truth-but-Lying/dp/0062698346?tag=kinjaroot-20&ascsubtag=d329f929c9a1bf26f5dc7599936365ee16a3f037" rel="nofollow" data-amazonasin="0062698346" data-amazonsubtag=" nonlinear, is gaps and stops and huge sections that aren’t clear, factual, historical, chronological...it’s these very intense emotional memories, and the only way I could be realistic about that was to take...
by Terri Schlichenmeyer, Special to The New Tri-State Defender You can’t breathe. There’s really no describing the panic when that happens. Your ribs struggle to rise, your chest feels like it’s being stomped, you’re on fire, and your brain screams. Your...
Dr. Ibram X. Kendi -- author of "How To Be An Antiracist" -- drew a standing-room-only crowd of 300-plus to the National Civil Rights Museum Wednesday evening. A New York Times best-selling author, Kendi is a historian, college professor, magazine...
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