Oftentimes people do not realize that our fear overwhelms us because ignorance overtakes us. Often, others -- maybe the media -- play on our fears to get our attention about a disease, but do not do a good enough job to educate and empower us.
Written by Sophia Dembling ...
May 1987. Memphis, Tennessee. I'm standing outside the gates of Graceland Mansion with my friend Wess. I tell him I think this whole Elvis thing i...
Having never been out of work throughout his entire career, Tom was first in shock and then shock turned to despair. "You start to lose your sense of worth. It erodes your confidence quickly -- you don't feel like you're capable of making any decisions.
Great styling on the 2014 Mazda 3 means an easy vacation car and an excellent way to visit everything with primo fuel efficiency at 28 miles per gallon in the city and 38 miles per gallon on the highway.
By Casie Jones You eat, breath, and sleep football--that is daily life when preparing for a championship game, practicing to be the best team possi...
If you're still searching for that perfect gift for Mom -or planning a romantic weekend getaway to Georgia, Louisiana, Tennessee or Virginia - hotel search trivago has your Southern Sunday brunch menu covered.
Take a fresh look at the labor movement. You could be organizers who make the case for union membership, or push for laws that help college students and working families.
As local school districts seek to produce better outcomes for students, at least one district is thinking about students not merely as those on the receiving end of reform, but as allies in bringing it about.
Most Americans today know that Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was killed 46 years ago -- on April 4, 1968 -- in Memphis, Tennessee. But fewer know why he was there.
You all know who Jay-Z and Diddy are, but there's an up-and-coming mogul in hip-hop that you probably haven't heard about just yet, Yo Gotti. A rapper...
Memphis-raised Askew is a charming, southern belle with a very distinctive vocal and musical style that can be heard on her recently released Empty Rooms EP.
While African-Americans comprise the fastest growing demographic of bicyclists, doubling from 2001 and 2009 according to U.S. Department of Transportation data, bike lanes proposed for African-American neighborhoods in several cities have drawn controversy.
I had arraigned to meet the yellow bellied sponge cakester at an hour past high noon at the World Twinkie Eating Championship at the Bally's Tunica Casino.
If you trust your doctor with your life, you should trust his or her advice. Get insurance and encourage your family, friends, neighbors and acquaintances to get health insurance.
The Memphis I returned to was not the one I'd last seen in 2003. It got a bit hipper. I got a bit older. And maybe a tad more adventuresome with my culinary choices.