Saturday, August 18, 2018

Tag: Memphis

Ben Carson on How to Stay Out...

During a stop in Memphis, Tenn. earlier this month, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson sat down with a local woman who...

Veteran Activist Who Helped Found National Civil...

D’army Bailey, a veteran civil rights activist who was instrumental in turning the site of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s death into the National...

Deadly Storm System Rages Across South, Killing...

A deadly storm system raged across the South on Monday, bringing death to Arkansas and Alabama, as forecasters expect the storm system to continue today...

‘The First 48’ Season 13, Episode 14:...

"The First 48" season 13, episode 14: "Teardrops / Almost Home" airs Friday on A&E. In this week's episode, Officer Anthony Wright Jr. is investigating...

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebrated on the...

Some of the sanitation workers who went on strike in Memphis in 1968 - the labor action that drew Martin Luther King Jr. to...

KKK Plans Memphis Rally to Protest Park...

Ku Klux Klan members are planning to gather in Memphis, Tenn., this month to protest the city’s decision to rename a park dedicated to...

Will You Watch The Upcoming Martin Luther...

Hollywood is currently producing a film about the last days of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life titled, Memphis. The...

Highway 61: The Blues Highway

Highway 61 running south out of Memphis forms a legendary route along the Mississippi River evocative of a delicious slice of Americana represented by...

Blacks In Memphis Get Pennies From Wells...

Wells Fargo & Co has promised $432.5 million in lending and other payments to end a lawsuit accusing the bank of discriminatory lending practices...