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Musician John Legend, feminist writer Gloria Steinem and Nigerian human rights activist Hafsat Nabiola are the designated recipients of the National Civil Rights Museum 2019 Freedom Award. The annual awards, which honor civil and human rights leaders, will be presented Oct. 30 at The Orpheum theater Downtown.. John Legend As a...
The Board of Trustees of LeMoyne-Owen College, Memphis' only four-year historically black college, today (July 30) announced it has selected Dr. Carol Johnson-Dean to serve as interim president, effective Aug. 26. “Dr. Johnson-Dean’s breadth of educational leadership experience and unique understanding of the inner workings of HBCUs made her stand...
I play at golf two or three times a week, often doing no more than trying to make myself better by chipping and pitching in Overton Park or hacking my way through nine holes at The Links at Pine Hill in South Memphis. Mediocre on my best days playing nine...
“Sherra Wright has been transferred from Shelby County Jail East and is now in the custody of Tennessee Department of Corrections.” That’s the message posted on the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Twitter site on Friday. Wright pled guilty on Thursday for her part in the 2010 killing of her ex-husband, Lorenzen...
UPDATE: On July 25, 2019, Sherra Wright surprised Memphis and the sports world by entering a guilty plea in the murder of her ex-husband, former Memphis Tiger and Memphis Grizzlies star Lorenzen Wright. She will be sentenced to serve 30 years, and be eligible for parole in about eight...
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NOTE: PRESIDENTIAL FORUM STARTS AT 2:17:00 IN THE ABOVE CLIP. Technically, the next official Democratic debate isn't until next week, stretched over two nights on CNN. And even then, it's unlikely that the field of 20 will spend a great deal of time speaking directly to the needs of...
Screenshot: WPXIWarning: The content of this story may cause eye sweating or the temporary loss of tear duct fluid.In West Philadelphia born and raised, playing Spiderman is where a man known only as Jermaine apparently spent most of his days after he was caught on camera climbing 200...
Tune in to TSDRadio on WLOK this Sunday at 5 p.m. for the next segment of "Where Do We Go From Here?" The topic is infant mortality, specifically an ongoing effort to address the challenge by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. through Stork's Nest, an incentive-based, prenatal health program for...
Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty) Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) set off the impeachment bomb in the House Tuesday evening when he formally submitted articles of impeachment against Donald Trump over the misgivings of House leadership and some of his Democratic colleagues. According to the New...
Photo: iStockWhen you go to your local DMV office and stand in front of the camera to take as decent a photo as possible, you probably aren’t thinking about the possibility that said photo will come up in a facial-recognition search used by government agencies. If this is...