36 year old rapper, Young Dolph, was gunned down in Memphis while picking up cookies from his favorite cookie shop, Makeda’s Homemade Butter Cookies, leaving the Hip Hop world, his community in Memphis as well as Makeda’s Cookies in distraught. A black owned business, Makeda’s Cookies, was also gunned down in this tragedy, while losing a […]

US Marshall’s shot an unidentified man while trying to arrest him for a warrant yesterday in Memphis Tennessee. Shortly after a crowd of 300 protesters arrived on the city streets throwing objects which led to the injuries of about a dozen police officers and two journalists. Take a look at the video below

The former doctor spit out an offensive talking point that comes straight from Fox News.   Ben Carson is  doing his best to make people forget he is unqualified to be the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). From the beginning, his mission appears to be to prevent low-income people from obtaining fair housing. […]

The pastor of a Memphis megachurch was met with a standing ovation after admitting to what he characterized as a “sexual incident” with a teen. Highpoint Church pastor and presumed charlatan Andy Savage spoke to his congregation Sunday, at which point he also asked Mr. God for forgiveness. “As a college student on staff at a church in Texas […]

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Frances Hooks, the widow of NAACP leader and civil rights champion Dr. Benjamin Hooks, died last Thursday. She was 88. Mrs. Hooks, a longtime educator…

A college student almost died last week when his e-cigarette blew up in his face, leaving him with severe burns and a broken neck.

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Former TV judge Joe Brown has lost his bid to become the district attorney for the Tennessee county that includes Memphis.…

Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated today in Memphis, Tenn. on 4-4-1968. King was in Memphis supporting workers in a struggle over wages, benefits and working conditions when he was killed. For the next 48 hours, the nation burned, riots swept 168 cities and federal troops were even called in to guard the U.S. Capitol. […]

http://cascade.patch.com/ Today is the 43rd anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., once a student and regular figure in the southwest Atlanta community. King led many of the civil right’s student movement planning meetings at Paschal’s Restaurant on Hunter Street, now Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. At the mere age of 15, Martin […]

90 Girls Pregnant At A Memphis High School Previous Click for More Post by NewsOne Staff in The Education Zone on Jan 14, 2011 at 12:06 pm Memphis, Tennessee– About 90 students at Frayser High School are either pregnant, or have been recently. According to one group tracking the numbers, Frayser has the highest teen […]