Sunday, October 25, 2020

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ST. ANTHONY, Minn. — The Minnesota city that employed a police officer who fatally shot black motorist Philando Castile during a traffic stop last year has reached a settlement with Castile's girlfriend and her daughter, who were in the...
ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Memphis Grizzlies have fired Head Coach David Fizdale Monday afternoon. Memphis has fired coach David Fizdale, league sources tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 27, 2017 Associate head coach JB Bickerstaff will be promoted...
The invitation was to come chat with Black Girls Code and “some powerful women of color in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). The annual event was held at the Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering last Saturday. The audience included...
(Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)Jennifer Hudson might be in the middle of a breakup and custody battle but that only seems to be adding to the passion she brings to the stage.The Grammy-winning singer poured all that emotion into...
A proposed ordinance before the Memphis City Council would change the way parades and public demonstrations are governed. The proposed ordinance, brought forth by Councilman Reid Hedgepeth, seeks to amend city law dealing with parades and public assemblies - making...
The Academy for Youth Empowerment presented the 20th Memphis Christmas Parade in Whitehaven last Saturday. The parade feature young, old and in-between dazzling and entertaining young, old and in-between.
Citing a losing trend dating back to last season, Memphis Grizzlies GM Chris Wallace said that "it was time" to move on from former coach David Fizdale and announced J.B. Bickerstaff as interim head coach for the remainder of...
“To some I’m a mother, sister, aunt,” Mildred Richard said in a happy, joyful tone when The New Tri-State Defender sat down with her. She has been HIV-positive since Oct. 30, 2000. That’s 17 years of living with the virus...
by Dr. Stephen Smith (Since 1993, Dr. Stephen A. Smith has led the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization working to promote responsible energy choices that create global warming solutions and ensure clean, safe and healthy...
By Lee R. Watkins, Special to TSDMemphis.com The number of U.S. adults considered to have high blood pressure will increase dramatically under new guidelines implemented by medical experts on Monday. The guidelines, published by the American Heart Association and the American...
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