Father's Day has always been a day of thanksgiving for me. I've always been thankful that I have a solid man for a father, a gift that has given my l...
Tragedy forces people to take a hard look at what they value and why; it stops everything and compels people to think about what rules matter, what they want and where they're going. You know it's a world gone terribly awry when Pete Campbell seems like a good guy.
The most recent education news provides alarming indications that the "pipeline" from early childhood neglect to young adult incarceration is disappearing. I don't suggest that the problem is going away. Quite to the contrary.
On April 3, 1968, Mike Cody was sitting in his Memphis law office when he got the call that Dr. Martin Luther King needed help. That phone call and the events that followed rocked the young lawyer and laid the foundation of values upon which he built his career.
It was hard for America to let Elvis go. Years after his death, we kept him alive with Elvis sightings reported front-page in the tabloids. I guess we don't need those rumors anymore. He left us more than enough, but he left us wanting more.
Too many working people across the country have to hope for overtime, string together two or three jobs or rely on public benefits to financially stay afloat. Contractors and corporations are reaping the benefits of a productive workforce yet they aren't equitably sharing those rewards.
On Tuesday the Memphis City Council passed a resolution to rename three Confederate-themed public parks in Memphis, including one named after the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan.
As President Obama draws strength from the legacies of Lincoln and King, it is time for us to recommit ourselves to their vision of an America that lives up to its founding promise.
So long as America's police agencies continue to use violence to serve warrants on people suspected of nonviolent crimes, we'll continue to collect dead cops, suspects, and innocent bystanders; wrongly raided families and terrorized innocents; and lawsuits and settlements that, inevitably, are paid for by taxpayers.
Bikes are improving the business climate beyond big cities and those not recognized as bike capitals.
I've always been of the mind that you can tell if a song is truly great when you strip it down to its bare core and see what's still there.
Twenty-six artists make up the world's first all female Street Art conference that opens today in Atlanta. "Living Walls, The City Speaks" begins its ...
A stellar cast, a great venue and a relevant musical: what more could one ask for in a night of theater? See Memphis when you can.
As crews remove abandoned tires from vacant lots or demolish dilapidated homes, residents come out of their houses to cut their own grass, sweep their own sidewalks, and trim their own hedges. 25 Square re-invigorates the pride our citizens feel for their communities.
Not so long ago, the Autumn Ridge apartment complex outside Memphis was a gang-controlled environment. Today, though, a safe, neat community has emerged.