Thursday, December 1, 2022

Interviews

Appearances can be deceiving. At first glance, Sandra Adell appears to be a distinguished, "got-it-all-together" college professor. But underneath her warm smile and disarming charm, Adell's life had spun out of control when she got hooked on slot machines. In an...
Dr. Julianne Malveaux uses her background as an economist, educator and author to shape public opinion on issues such as race, culture, gender and their economic impacts. The honorary co-chair of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Social Action Commission,...
Attorney Van Turner Jr. made his way to a seat reserved for him at the front of the room at the Panhellenic Building on the campus of the University of Memphis, where Mid-South Kwanzaa, Inc. was celebrating the principle...
Two weeks after the Memphis City Council voted in favor of removing the monuments of Nathan Bedford Forrest, Jefferson Davis and J. Harvey Mathes, statue sympathizers are still frustrated about how everything transpired. Sons of Confederate Veterans spokesperson Lee Millar...
By now, you might have seen clips on the news about JAY-Z's sit-down with Dean Baquet, the executive editor of The New York Times. But if you haven't seen the full 35-minute clip, here's your chance. This is worth watching...
Ray Fisher was born in Baltimore (September 8, 1987) and raised in Lawnside, N.J., where he developed an interest in acting while still in high school. He attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy before launching his career. In 2016,...
by Tami Sawyer, Special to The New Tri-State Defender The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III is the senior pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, where he has spent two decades “practicing and preaching a Black theology that...
As part of his vision for what the TSD could be, Bernal E. Smith II wanted to expand coverage of Memphis and its African American community beyond the printed page. He wanted to make the TSD a vibrant multimedia...
By CATHERINE LUCEY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The widow of a fallen soldier criticized President Donald Trump Monday over his condolence call last week, saying she was angered by his tone and that he couldn't remember her husband's name. Trump...