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Wealth patterns among the top 5 percent of African-Americans

Wealth patterns among the top 5 percen…

11-22-2014 by Tri-State Defender Newsroom - avatar Tri-State Defender Newsroom

A comprehensive study on wealth creation and wealth management among the nation’s wealthiest African Americans reveals more conservative approaches to financial decision-making. ...

Bill Cosby performs and gets standing ovation

Bill Cosby performs and gets standing …

11-22-2014 by By Matt Sedensky - Associated Press - avatar By Matt Sedensky - Associated Press

The show Friday night in Melbourne, Fla., might have seemed destined for disaster but what the embattled comedian got was an adoring audience. by Matt Sedensky Associated Press...

Grizzlies dump Celtics with Leuer big off the bench

Grizzlies dump Celtics with Leuer big …

11-22-2014 by By Kelley D. Evans - avatar By Kelley D. Evans

Recuperating from a lineup-altering stomach virus, Memphis romps over Boston. by Kelley D. Evans kdevans@tsdmemphis.com Nineteen points won’t cure a stomach virus, but they ca...

Greater Metro

Dr. Edward Mack – root canal specialist and so much more

Dr. Edward Mack – root canal specialist and so much more

by Joy Doss Special to The New Tri-State Defender Most people don’t know what an endodontist is until they need one. And even then that’s the last...

Event

Event

The Memphis and Shelby County economic development plan is set for a 3 p.m. announcement on Monday (Nov. 24th) in the Bornblum Library at Southwest...

Funding on the way for Southbrook Mall renovation

Funding on the way for Southbrook Mall renovation

by Tony Jones Special to The New Tri-State Defender A grant earmarked to assist in reviving the once-thriving Southbrook Mall in Whitehaven was announced today (Nov. 20th)...

Entertainment

Key figures in the Ferguson, Missouri shooting

Key figures in the Ferguson, Missouri shooting

With indications that a decision is near on whether to indict the policeman who killed teenager Michael Brown, here is a snapshot of high-profile figures...

Kam’s Kapsules: OPENING THIS WEEK (November 21, 2014)

Kam’s Kapsules: OPENING THIS WEEK (November 21, 2014)

Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun          by Kam Williams Special to The New Tri-State Defender For movies opening November 21, 2014 BIG BUDGET FILMS “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay...

ACADEMY FOR YOUTH EMPOWERMENT TO HOST 17TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE

ACADEMY FOR YOUTH EMPOWERMENT TO HOST 17TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE

ACADEMY FOR YOUTH EMPOWERMENT TO HOST 17TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE City-Wide Event to Attract Thousands to Whitehaven MEMPHIS, TN – For the past 17 years the 2014...

Sports

Grizzlies dump Celtics with Leuer big off the bench

Grizzlies dump Celtics with Leuer big off the bench

Recuperating from a lineup-altering stomach virus, Memphis romps over Boston. by Kelley D. Evans kdevans@tsdmemphis.com Nineteen points won’t cure a stomach virus, but they can feel mighty good...

Tigers set to write regular season’s final chapter

Tigers set to write regular season’s final chapter

Memphis closes out league play with two at Liberty Bowl For both the University of Memphis and USF, there are significant ramifications riding on the outcome...

Raptors beat undermanned Grizzlies 96-92

Raptors beat undermanned Grizzlies 96-92

by Ian Harrison, Associated Press TORONTO – Healthy bodies were hard to come by for Memphis on Wednesday night. When it mattered most, so was the solid defense...

Religion

Tennessee Baptist Convention elects its first African-American president

Tennessee Baptist Convention elects its first African-American president

Dr. Michael Ellis Sr. received a unanimous vote to lead the 140-year-old convention. Tennessee Baptist Convention elects its first African-American president by Wiley Henry whenry@tsdmemphis.com A spirit of humility...

Everything wrong with the video of man ‘delivered from being gay’

Everything wrong with the video of man ‘delivered from being gay’

The “I don’t like mens no more” video has gone viral. The almost seven-minute long clip purports to show a young man being “delivered” from...

St. Andrew AME Church celebrates 148th church anniversary

St. Andrew AME Church celebrates 148th church anniversary

St. Andrew A.M.E. Church has been ministering to the Memphis community for 148 years. On Sunday, Nov. 9, the Honorable Rev. Dr. Floyd H. Flake...

Business

ON OUR WAY TO WEALTHY: Loan modification

ON OUR WAY TO WEALTHY: Loan modification

  ON OUR WAY TO WEALTHY: Loan modification While the economy for some is on the upswing, others are still suffering. Part of the suffering includes the...

Grizz GM tackles ‘The Talent Puzzle’

Grizz GM tackles ‘The Talent Puzzle’

When Memphis Grizzlies General Manager Chris Wallace started as the general manager for the Boston Celtics in 1997, head coach Rick Pitino sent him and...

Do you still need life insurance?

Do you still need life insurance?

Older people generally have a better understanding of life insurance than younger people. But even if you fully understand the costs and potential benefits of...

News

Wealth patterns among the top 5 percent of African-Americans

Wealth patterns among the top 5 percent of African-Americans

A comprehensive study on wealth creation and wealth management among the nation’s wealthiest African Americans reveals more conservative approaches to financial decision-making. (PRNewswire) – The top...

Bill Cosby performs and gets standing ovation

Bill Cosby performs and gets standing ovation

The show Friday night in Melbourne, Fla., might have seemed destined for disaster but what the embattled comedian got was an adoring audience. by Matt Sedensky Associated...

Friday's Roundup: News briefs

Friday's Roundup: News briefs

Gov. Haslam elected Republican Governors Association chairman; Vanderbilt rape case attorney suspended; State offers turkey fryers safety tips; more! Roundup: News briefs Tennessee governor elected next RGA...

Opinion

Obama’s immigration executive order is a game changer

Obama’s immigration executive order is a game changer

Opinion: The activists and the “Dreamers” who pressed Obama to act now on immigration reform can claim victory. So too, can President Obama. by David A...

NFL is wrong, Adrian Peterson should take the field

NFL is wrong, Adrian Peterson should take the field

Perception is a very powerful thing. NFL fans’ perception of the league this year has been nothing short of horrible. The Ray Rice saga, the league’s domestic...

Missed messages

Missed messages

My poster was important. I knew it was vital information. I wanted everyone who came by to see it and take action on it. As...

National News

What will you find during Medicare Open Enrollment?

What will you find during Medicare Open Enrollment?

Compare your current plan to new options and see if you can lower some costs or find a plan that better suit your needs. What will...

2016 contest overshadows GOP governors meeting

2016 contest overshadows GOP governors meeting

BOCA RATON, Fla. — No fewer than a half-dozen potential presidential candidates are gathering in Florida as the Republican Governors Association prepares to select its...

The 5 best states for African-American People

The 5 best states for African-American People

America isn’t an easy country. If you fall down, you’ll mostly get a lot of people trying not to make eye contact with you as you...