Ashanti Nikole Posey — that was the name of the teenager whom a group of Tennessee representatives were trying to memorialize Tuesday night.
A Tennessee representative wants to make Juneteenth a day of special observance in the state. The measure (HB1626/SB1829) is moving in the House of Representatives with unanimous support, but its prospects in the state Senate are uncertain.
There’s a renewed, bipartisan effort to allow college athletes in Tennessee to get endorsement deals. The legislative package would also provide funds for those who have graduated but haven’t gone pro.
Listen / A letter sent to parents by some Tennessee school districts puts a target on students of color, a state legislator claims. Rep. Antonio Parkinson, D-Memphis, says the content and language of the document sent over the summer to inform parents their children’s school is underperforming could cause bullying, because it names student groups […]
The national media descended Thursday on the Frayser neighborhood in Memphis. The attention comes after U.S. Marshals killed Brandon Webber, a 20-year-old black man who Marshals say rammed their vehicle with a stolen car and got out with a weapon.