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Debt collectors target the elderly

Debt collectors target the elderly

11-25-2014 by NNPS News Service by Charlene Crowell - avatar NNPS News Service by Charlene Crowell

What should have been the proverbial golden years are often worsened by aggressive debt collectors who hound older Americans about debts they may not even owe. by Charlene Crowe...

The in’s & out’s of the civil lawsuit that could 'indict' Darren Wilson & Ferguson police

The in’s & out’s of the civil laws…

11-25-2014 by By Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele - The Root - avatar By Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele - The Root

In light of the grand jury's decision to shield Darren Wilson from criminal charges, a legal expert weighs in on the civil lawsuit and the civil rights charge that Michael B...

Government should focus on pursuit of pro-business, job creating policies

Government should focus on pursuit of …

11-25-2014 by Tri-State Defender Newsroom - avatar Tri-State Defender Newsroom

OPINION: President Obama’s errant call for Internet providers to be regulated under Title II of the Telecommunications Act goes against a generation of bi-partisan agreement that...

Greater Metro

Event:  World Aids Day Dec. 1

Event: World Aids Day Dec. 1

In observance of World AIDS Day (Sunday, Dec. 1), free HIV/AIDS testing will be offered Dec. 1 and Dec. 2 in conjunction with support from...

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...

Entertainment

What’s Happening Myron? ‘Soul’ missing from American Music Awards

What’s Happening Myron? ‘Soul’ missing from American Music Awards

“Soul” missing from American Music Awards; Monique at Chuckles; “Gospel According to Jazz”; more! by Myron Mays I had been hearing a lot of promotions for the...

NOW SHOWING on TSD-TV:  Sheila Whalum, "Why Love Doesn't Last"

NOW SHOWING on TSD-TV: Sheila Whalum, "Why Love Doesn't Last"

TSD TV: Sheila Whalum discusses her new book, "Why Love Doesn't Last" with TSD's Beverly Anderson in one of two segments. Click here to watch Part...

Film Review: ’25 to Life’

Film Review: ’25 to Life’

Out-of-the-closet documentary chronicles clandestine life of brother hiding his HIV status Film Review: ’25 to Life’ by Kam Williams Special to The New Tri-State Defender When William Brawner...

Sports

Memphis rolls to a 77-49 win over Prairie View

Memphis rolls to a 77-49 win over Prairie View

Shaq Goodwin roars in off-the-bench performance. (AP) — Shaq Goodwin came off the Memphis bench to score 16 points on 6-for-6 shooting and the Tigers ran...

‘The Grizzlies seem to have that edge’

‘The Grizzlies seem to have that edge’

Grizzlies rout Clippers 107-91, improve to 12-2 as Marc Gasol’s dominance sets pace. ‘The Grizzlies seem to have that edge’ by Clay Bailey Associated Press Marc Gasol's dominance is...

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...

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

Debt collectors target the elderly

Debt collectors target the elderly

What should have been the proverbial golden years are often worsened by aggressive debt collectors who hound older Americans about debts they may not even...

Feeding your face

Feeding your face

In the context of being “the food that you wear” there is a new trend and it includes “slathering” food on your face. by Valecia Weeks NNPA...

The in’s & out’s of the civil lawsuit that could 'indict' Darren Wilson & Ferguson police

The in’s & out’s of the civil lawsuit that could 'indict' Darren…

In light of the grand jury's decision to shield Darren Wilson from criminal charges, a legal expert weighs in on the civil lawsuit and the civil...

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

NO INDICTMENT!

NO INDICTMENT!

NO INDICTMENT! David A. Lieb Associated Press FERGUSON, Missouri — A grand jury decided not to indict a Ferguson police officer in the death of Michael Brown, the...

Taking the Ferguson case to the United Nations

Taking the Ferguson case to the United Nations

Ferguson to Geneva delegation says the United States should be “outed” for a “backyard” that “is not clean.” Taking the Ferguson case to the United Nations by...

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...