Category : Tennessee

Southeast / Tennessee - 6 months ago

Living Single: 20 years after the finale

[embedded content] Share this: Since leaving the air 20 years ago on Jan. 1, Living Single continues to resonate in the hearts of loyal fans. Its legacy alone has dismissed critics (i.e., Newsweek’s 1993 article with its “booty-shaking sugar ma...

Southeast / Tennessee - 6 months ago

Brother, can you please spare some change?

Sandra Upchurch (Courtesy Photo) Share this: MLGW’s Neighborhood Advisory Council – Share the Pennies Subcommittee: (Front row, from left) Regina Dowell, Joann Hill, Sandra Upchurch (SACE), Charlie Hines, Calvin Burton, Oretha Anderson; (Back r...

Southeast / Tennessee - 6 months ago

RETROSPECTIVE: What We Learned in 2017

1Share this: 2WHAT WE LEARNED in JANUARY: WE LEARNED: Eight years isn’t long enough. Seems like decades ago now, but it hasn’t even been one year since Barack and Michelle Obama moved out of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. We paid tribute to the...

Southeast / Tennessee - 6 months ago

Waters, Mays lead LSU over Memphis 71-61

[embedded content] Share this: By CLAY BAILEY, Associated PressMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — After playing even with Memphis in the first half, LSU pulled away by relying on good shooting and a successful percentage from 3-point range.LSU (9-3) shot be...

Southeast / Tennessee - 6 months ago

Blacktrospective 2017

Denzel Washington in “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” (Photo: Sony Pictures Entertainment) Share this: Best Big Budget Black Films 1. Mudbound2. Everything, Everything3. The Fate of the Furious4. Get Out5. Girls Trip6. Hitman’s Bodyguard7. Roman J. Isra...

Southeast / Tennessee - 6 months ago

Taking FAFSA to college-bound students

Share this: The City of Memphis ranks No. 1 in the nation for completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and Graduate Memphis is working to maintain that ranking. The local organization and its partners are sponsoring eve...

Southeast / Tennessee - 6 months ago

2017: What We Learned

Share this: In our year-end edition of The New Tri-State Defender, we take a look back at 2017 and ask: What did we learn? We’ll post those here later, but why wait? Go out and pick-up a copy NOW! Share this: Related Previous articleFor...