Karanja A. Ajanaku

The next step for Edward L. Stanton III will likely land him on the bench of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee. On Thursday, the White House announced that Stanton, the U.S. Attorney for the Western...
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...
A three-sentence statement from the President-elect of The LeMoyne-Owen College gives a glimpse of Dr. Andrea Lewis Miller’s understanding of the need for motion and change balanced with continuity. Miller becomes the person in charge – and notably LOC’s first...
Ninth District Congressman Steve Cohen of Memphis was in the audience for what he termed “a marvelous service and even more marvelous speech” as President delivered remarks at the funeral for the Rev. Clementa Pinckney at the College of...
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...
As the pastor of Bloomfield Full Gospel Baptist Church, the Rev. Ralph White is accustomed to allowing God to lead him where he is supposed to be and guide him in doing the “Lord’s will.” Such was the case again...
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...
Nobody who still supports besmirched former housing and community development agencies mainstay Robert Lipscomb – and there are many – condones sexual misconduct with a minor. So let’s not get things twisted they are saying. No charges have been filed...
Dr. Marcia Bowden and her husband, Ira Marche, are to be in court on Sept. 16 to answer charges related to a Southaven, Miss. traffic stop that degenerated into an experience – including jail – that the Memphis doctor...
Barring an unanticipated settlement, Harbor Point resident Roby S. Williams will be in Chancery Court on Tuesday defending himself about the color of the trim on his house. The Harbor Point Homeowners’ Association, Inc. is suing Williams, the president and...