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by Dr. Stephen Smith (Since 1993, Dr. Stephen A. Smith has led the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization working to promote responsible energy choices that create global warming solutions and ensure clean, safe and healthy communities throughout the Southeast.” People in this city spend a higher...
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U.S. President Donald Trump (left) at the White House July 25, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images). LaVar Ball, (right) looks on during the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 22, 2017 in New York City. (Mike Stobe/Getty Images) The Battle of the...
The home-going service for Bernal E. Smith II, publisher of The New Tri-State Defender and a committed servant leader, has been set for Friday. Mr. Smith died at his home Sunday afternoon. His wife, Towanda Smith, said doctors attributed his death to natural causes. He was 45. Mt. Vernon Baptist Church-Westwood located at...
by Lee R. Watkins, Special to The New Tri-State Defender Despite some controversial court rulings against it, the Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association continues to fight and has seen momentum swing in its favor.  Now, the Memphis-based organization is asking President Donald Trump not to intervene and accept a court’s recent...
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 the people? Roy Barnes – I would tell them that this...
by Paula Anderson, Special to The New Tri-State Defender Antonia Gambrell, a licensed cosmetologist, has been styling and encouraging women to feel good about themselves through hair care design for over 20 years.  Whether your hair is relaxed or natural, she can create a style just for you. You can find...
By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Former White House strategist Steve Bannon told a group of black South Carolina business leaders Friday that he understands the frustration they and others might feel at not being able to grow their businesses. "Minority entrepreneurs are the biggest customers of community banks,"...
If you’re an entrepreneur hesitant to make a leap of faith, or a business owner in need of an extra push, then this year’s Level Up conference should be on your growth-and-development list. Created by Cynthia Daniels & Co., the Oct. 13-14 conference is set for the Hilton Memphis, 939...
NASHVILLE — Tennessee is introducing a warranty for its community and technical college programs by offering free retraining if an employer says a graduate's skills set comes up short. Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor Flora Tydings discussed the warranty program during budget hearings Tuesday. For someone to be eligible, Tydings says...
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 Memphis 3.0 web portal on Monday. And while Memphis is not...
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