Politics

(Getty Images) Maxine Waters has criticized Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson during a Congressional Black Caucus Foundation meeting on Thursday. She called him an “educated fool.” “Look at Ben Carson. My God. My grandmother would call him an educated fool,”...
By Montee Lopez, Special to The New Tri-State Defender ...
“From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked.” – Luke 12:48. As chairman of the Memphis City Council and a duly...
By Montee Lopez, Special to TSDMemphis.com ...
By Montee Lopez, Special to The New Tri-State Defender ...
By Montee Lopez, Special to The New Tri-State Defender ...
President Trump responded to a GOP senator's recent criticism of him with a Friday morning tweet. Strange statement by Bob Corker considering that he is constantly asking me whether or not he should run again in '18. Tennessee not happy! —...
By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) During a conference call with reporters, Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), pledged to revisit the debate around impeachment when Congress returns after Labor Day and announced...
by Montee Lopez Special to The New Tri-State Defender Under the banner of #TakeEmDown901, 30-plus local activists walked inside Memphis City Hall on Wednesday to deliver a message to Mayor Jim Strickland – take the statues of Nathan Bedford Forrest and...
By Othor Cain (The Mississippi Link/NNPA Member) Chokwe Antar Lumumba became the youngest mayor in the history of Jackson, Miss., when he was sworn-in last month in front of a standing room-only crowd at Jackson’s Convention Center Complex. Lumumba, 34, defeated...