Karanja A. Ajanaku

Karanja A. Ajanaku – Let’s go forward and say that everything that you want to happen has happened. And now you’re getting ready to walk out on stage the day of the opening. What are you going to tell...
Dr. Andrea Lewis Miller has accepted the call of The LeMoyne-Owen College’s Board of Trustees and will assume the presidency of the college on Sept. 1. Robert Lipscomb, chairman of the board of trustees, made the announcement Thursday morning on...
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A pipeline connects West Memphis-area high schools with Arkansas State University/Mid-South and through it flows young people who get a head start on graduating from college as qualified technical workers. The U.S. Department of Labor and the Southern Regional Education...
Firmly anchored in the present, Tennessee State University President – and Memphis product – Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover takes a look back to her January 2013 start and peeks forward in a sit-down exclusive with the TSD. Dr. Glenda Baskin...
Mayor A C Wharton Jr. spoke in hushed tones Monday afternoon, offering his public condolences to the family of a teenage boy who drowned in a closed City of Memphis pool on Sunday. It was the second time he had...
Sybrina Fulton – mother of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin – will be in Memphis Friday as the featured guest speaker during the Citywide Youth Anti-Violence Symposium spearheaded by the Heal the Hood Foundation of Memphis. The symposium will unfold...
Memphis is experiencing a “slow-moving self-reinforcing decline in transit, which could be called a vicious cycle of declining ridership and service.” That picture emerges from the Transit Vision Choices Report prepared by Jarrett Walker + Associates and released on the...
by Karanja A. Ajanaku [email protected] The year 1985 marked 30 years after the brutal murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till in Mississippi. Three years later, Clenora Hudson’s Ford Doctoral Dissertation shed the most scholarly light shown on the horrific tragedy up to...
It’s possible to do something a second time and experience it as never before. Marvin Johnson is a witness. Johnson was baptized in 1970. Last Sunday (Oct. 4.), he did it again, this time at Safe Harbor of Memphis –...