Thursday, May 26, 2022

News

Cloaking himself as a Democratic reform candidate, attorney Steve Mulroy’s pitch resonated with enough voters to secure the party’s nomination for Shelby County District Attorney General. Mulroy distanced himself from two contenders – lawyers Janika White and Linda Harris –...
Thanks to our forward-thinking Republican legislators in Tennessee, we now are members of the Permitless Carry Club, where most adults 21 and older can now carry a loaded handgun on their person, openly or concealed, without having to possess...
Church members and friends drove by with painted signs and honking horns to wish Mrs. Artressa Malone a happy, 102nd birthday on Palm Sunday (April 17). Malone’s nieces and nephews staged a drive-by birthday party for “Aunt ‘Trit,” who still...
The backdrop in the Democratic Primary for Shelby County District Attorney General includes the argument made by some that a higher level of racial sensitivity would improve the likelihood of substantive change in the office’s effectiveness in response to...
Synonymous with Alcenia’s, Betty Joyce “B.J.” Chester-Tamayo has reopened the Downtown diner following a 390-day hiatus forced by the pandemic. The doors to the remodeled soul food sanctuary swung open for customers last Thursday (April 14). Dressed with bright new colors...
On April 7, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed to the Supreme Court in a 53-to-47 vote, with all 50 members of the Democratic caucus supporting her nomination along with three Republicans. Many observers, however, were shocked at the level...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tearfully embracing a history-making moment, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson said Friday her confirmation as the first Black woman to the Supreme Court showed the progress of America, declaring, "We’ve made it — all of us.” Jackson delivered emotional...
“The work starts with a ‘yes.’ And you will be amazed by where a ‘yes’ to God will take you… The steps of a good man or woman are ordered by the Lord.” Those words from keynote speaker Dr. Gina...
FedEx Logistics, Inc., a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., held an opening event this week at its new Global Headquarters in Downtown Memphis — a new focal point for the company’s global operations in 34 countries and territories. “Great cities have...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court on Thursday, shattering a historic barrier by securing her place as the first Black female justice and giving President Joe Biden a bipartisan endorsement for his...