Teacher Under Investigation for Dragging 7-Year-Old Off Bus by His Feet

by Christina Santi   Apr 19, 2018

An elementary school teacher in Memphis is being investigated after a disturbing video of him dragging a young boy off the school bus by... Read More

Martin Luther King

Black History Month: Things to Do in Memphis

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 20, 2018

We are nearing the end of Black History Month and in honor of what will be the 50th anniversary (MLK50) of Martin Luther King... Read More

Black Lives Matter

#BlackLivesMatter Wants to Bail Out Jailed Memphis Moms for Mother’s Day

by #teamEBONY   Apr 19, 2017

Black Lives Matter’s Memphis chapter is trying to give a Mother’s Day gift to both children and their mothers. The activists have started a... Read More

Martin Luther King

The Shocked Reaction to Martin Luther King’s Assassination

by #teamEBONY   Apr 04, 2017

It was a moment of dismay for the entire country. A moment people felt insurmountable loss and bewilderment, and whose shock can still be felt today.... Read More


Clayborn Temple, a Crucial Civil Rights Site, Being Resurrected

by #TeamEBONY with AP   Apr 04, 2017

The historic Memphis church that served as a central point in the civil rights movement and in the resistance action that marked Rev. Martin... Read More

#Fightfor15: Fast Food Workers File Suit Against City of Memphis

#Fightfor15: Fast Food Workers File Suit Against City of Memphis

by #teamEBONY   Mar 01, 2017

A local Fight for $15 fast-food worker organization filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Memphis on Wednesday, accusing its police department of... Read More

Rev. Samuel ‘Billy’ Kyles, Civil Rights Leader and MLK Aide,Dies

Rev. Samuel ‘Billy’ Kyles, Civil Rights Leader and MLK Aide,Dies

by #teamEBONY   Apr 27, 2016

Rev. Samuel "Billy" Kyles, a civil rights leader who was among the last to be with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. when he was... Read More

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

[IN MY LIFETIME] "The Witness" Recalls Martin Luther King's Last Day

by #teamEBONY   Feb 29, 2016

During the final 24 hours of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life he was surrounded by his closest aides who were with him in... Read More

When Outsiders Take Over Schools: Lessons From Memphis

What Happens When Outsiders Take Over Poor, Urban Schools

by The Atlantic   Oct 31, 2013

Depending on who you talk to, Memphis is rapidly becoming one of the best cities to teach in America—or one of the worst. For... Read More

City of Memphis approves KKK demonstration permit

Memphis Approves KKK Permit

by #teamEBONY   Feb 27, 2013

A permit was issued to the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, allowing them to hold a rally on March 30 in... Read More