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Bishop J.O. Patterson Jr.: 1935-2011

Bishop J.O. Patterson Jr. – former state lawmaker, Memphis City Councilman and interim Mayor of Memphis – died Saturday at age 76.

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First African American to serve as Mayor of Memphis

Bishop J.O. Patterson Jr. – former state lawmaker, Memphis City Councilman and interim Mayor of Memphis – died Saturday at age 76.

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Bishop J.O. Patterson Jr.: "Trying to help somebody"

Public servant, church bishop, attorney, father, humanitarian and a man who will always be remembered as the first African-American Mayor in Memphis. Bishop J.O. Patterson Jr is all of this and more.

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TSD Health fair – a day to move

 

Virginia Lawrence and Bessie T. Gray were among a group of seniors who participated in the Tri-State Defender’s Let’s Move Memphis Health Fair and Family Fun Day anchored at the new Manassas High School.

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The evolution of Memphis music

Our month-long series on the music industry continues this week with veterans Johnnie Walker, Kurt “KC” Clayton and Barron “Baba” McGlothlin discussing the evolution of Memphis Music.

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