Isabel Wilkerson, author of “The Warmth of Other Suns,” and the first African-American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize, will speak at the University of Memphis.
State Rep. Barbara Cooper has written a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requesting an investigation into why popular talk show host Thaddeus Matthews has been taken off the air.
The Tri-State Youth Baseball Academy has been awarded a 15-year, cost-free lease by the Memphis City Council to refurbish and manage Jesse Turner Park at Elvis Presley and South Parkway.
The African American Network at FedEx is determined to give back to the community by impacting young lives through mentorship.
Singer Bobby Brown is speaking out about the brief dramatic moment that led to him and his children leaving the funeral of his ex-wife, Whitney Houston, Saturday (Feb. 18) morning.
At 7 p.m. on March 3, the Brooks Museum League, support group of the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, will present its second Celebrities on Canvas gala event.
- Category: News
17 Feb 2012
- Written by Kelley Evans
On any given day, people frequent the Stax Museum to capture nostalgia in the form of rich Memphis music history. And on Saturday night (Feb. 11), guests piled into the museum for the largest annual fund-raiser of the year.
Fad diets come and go with the seasons, but according to a Baylor College of Medicine dietitian, they may do more harm than good.
As news of the death of legendary pop diva Whitney Houston spread throughout the Landers Center arena in Southaven, Miss. Saturday night (Feb. 11), fans gathered for the New Edition Reunion Tour wondered if band member Bobby Brown, ex-husband of Houston, would appear.
- Category: News
16 Feb 2012
- Written by Dr. Sybil C. Mitchell
More than seven decades after “The Great Debaters” of Wiley College in made history by knocking off the national champs, the latest version of the team will take the stage in Memphis for another historic contest.