Editorial Results (free)
- Tuesday, April 17, 2018
The National Civil Rights Museum will host a discussion with the editors of “An Unseen Light: Black Struggles for Freedom in Memphis, Tennessee” Tuesday, April 17, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the museum, 450 Mulberry St. In the book, 17 scholars examine the city’s role in African-American history. Editors Aram Goudsouzian and Charles McKinney will be joined by four of the authors: Beverly Bond, Charles Hughes, Zandria Robinson and Elton Weaver. Cost is free. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org.
2. The Week Ahead: April 16-20
- Monday, April 16, 2018
Good morning, Memphis! It’s time for Africa in April, which in the minds of many Memphians, is the seasonal kick-off for festivals. The annual Southern Hot Wing Festival comes this weekend on Tiger Lane, so get ready for good times to replace that winter weather. Check out what else you need to know about in The Week Ahead...
3. Religious Leaders Recount Catechism of 1968 Memphis
- Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Rev. James Lawson, the architect of nonviolent resistance who counseled Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on it, walked in a circle last week around the new “I Am A Man” bronze and stainless steel sculpture. As he walked with his head down, still and video photographers scrambled for the best angle to capture the seminal strategist of the civil rights era, seemingly deep in thought.
4. MLK 50 Years Later
- Saturday, March 31, 2018
Bernard Lafayette remembers being in Memphis April 3, 1968, and a dejected Martin Luther King Jr. being roused from his room at the Lorraine Motel to speak at Mason Temple on a rainy night.
5. Last Word: Shutdown Round Two, The Pastner Charges and 1968 Virtual Reality
- Friday, February 9, 2018
The federal government technically shutdown at midnight in Washington, D.C., Friday for the second time in 17 days. But the House and Senate were still going for a vote on a two-year budget compromise before dawn Friday morning as this is posted.
6. Hidden King
- Friday, February 9, 2018
The LeMoyne-Owen College concert choir reprised the song Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. requested 50 years ago in one of his last conversations just before he was killed on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel.
- Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Agape Child & Family Services will hold a career fair Wednesday, Feb. 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its offices, 3160 Directors Row. The nonprofit is hiring for more than 30 open positions. Hiring managers from Agape will be on site for informal interviews, and candidates should bring a current resume. Visit agapemeanslove.org for details and requirements for the open positions.
- Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Novel will host “Edge of the Wind” author James E. Cherry for a discussion and signing Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 6 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit novelmemphis.com.
9. The Week Ahead: Feb. 5-11, 2018
- Monday, February 5, 2018
Good morning, Memphis! If you’re looking for a legit reason to “space out” this week, The Orpheum’s got you covered with two out-of-this-world events. Meanwhile, LeMoyne-Owen College honors Black History Month and a pair of local nonprofits celebrate the hope and heart of the city. And that’s just a taste of what’s on tap in The Week Ahead.
10. Holder, Branch to Keynote April Observances of King Anniversary
- Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and author and historian Taylor Branch will be the featured speakers at two days of panel discussions and keynote speeches in April as the National Civil Rights Museum marks the 50th anniversary of the 1968 sanitation workers strike and the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
11. Goodin Joins Hagwood Adelman As Memphis Managing Attorney
- Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Michael T. Goodin has joined Hagwood Adelman Tipton PC as managing attorney of the Memphis office. In that role, he provides legal services to HAT’s clients in matters such as medical malpractice and senior housing litigation for health care providers along the continuum of care, including skilled nursing, assisted living, behavioral health, home health and hospice litigation. In addition, he assists in supervising the attorney and paraprofessional teams.
12. Forrest Statue Marks Rally Point Against Charlottesville Violence
- Saturday, August 12, 2017
More than 100 people gathered Saturday, Aug. 12, in Health Science Park around the statue there of Confederate general, slave trader and Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest.
13. Editorial: Memphis Tourism Has Its Own Unique Ride
- Saturday, July 1, 2017
Memphis is never, ever going to be a theme park built for the delight of visitors from around the world.
Memphis tourism is increasingly about exploration and personal experiences that tell someone on a journey a few things about themselves as well as this city by the river.
14. Last Word: Harold Ford Jr. on Change, Tourism Turns a Corner and Sim at UTHSC
- Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Very different outlooks along party lines still in our delegation to Washington over the Senate’s version of Trumpcare.
On the day the Congressional Budget Office estimated the proposal would end health insurance coverage for 22 million Americans, Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander’s reaction:
15. Tourism Leaders Focus on City’s Complexity, Struggle
- Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Stax Records turns 60 years old this year, going back to its origins as a country music label called Satellite at a tiny studio in Brunswick. Next year marks 50 years since the sanitation workers strike and the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In August, it will be 40 years since the death of Elvis Presley. And in 2019, the city of Memphis will mark 200 years since its founding.
16. Rhodes Grows Partnership With NCRM With $600K Grant
- Monday, January 16, 2017
The National Civil Rights Museum will be the center of many observances on Monday, Jan. 16, the federal holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
- Thursday, November 3, 2016
St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral will host Fearless Dialogues, a grassroots nonprofit initiative committed to creating unique spaces for unlikely partners to engage in hard, heartfelt conversations, Thursday, Nov. 3, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s, 700 Poplar Ave. The free workshop is open to the public; dinner and childcare provided. Visit stmarysmemphis.org.
- Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Rhodes College will host Tanisha C. Ford of the University of Massachusetts Amherst for a lecture titled “This Ain’t Yo Mama’s Civil Rights Movement: A New Perspective on the Style Politics of the 1960s” Tuesday, March 22, at 7 p.m. in Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Free and open to the public. Direct inquiries to Charles McKinney at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-843-3525.
- Monday, March 21, 2016
Livable Memphis will unveil its “Citizens Guide for Improving Your Park” during its monthly Pizza With Planners meeting on Monday, March 21, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Memphis Leadership Foundation, 1548 Poplar Ave. Copies of the guide will be available for attendees; an online version is slated for later release. Learn more and RSVP at livablememphis.org.
20. Forrest Fire
- Friday, February 8, 2013
When the Memphis City Council got around to the discussion that counted this week on the future of Forrest Park and, as it turns out, two other Civil War-themed parks, council member Myron Lowery was adamant.
- Thursday, July 21, 2011
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will present “Dealing With Guns in the Workplace” Thursday, July 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the firm’s office, 165 Madison Ave., 20th floor. Jonathan Hancock will speak. To register, email email@example.com.
22. Adrienne Johnson Promoted at the Greater Memphis Chamber
- Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Adrienne Johnson has been promoted to director of research for the Greater Memphis Chamber.
23. Stephens Named Executive Director Of Exceptional Foundation of West Tenn.
- Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Jeni Stephens has been named the executive director of the Exceptional Foundation of West Tennessee.
Stephens was appointed following a national search conducted by the EFWT.
She joins the EFWT with a 14-year background in nonprofit administration. She most recently served as deputy director of development for the Pink Palace Family of Museums. She also has served as director of marketing and development for the Memphis Bioworks Foundation and the Memphis Academy of Science in Engineering.
24. Johnson Big Winner at MBA YLD Elections
- Monday, November 23, 2009
Shon Johnson, an associate at Black McLaren Jones Ryland & Griffee PC, was elected vice president/president-elect at the Memphis Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division’s annual meeting and elections Thursday night.
25. Race and Education Panel To Hold Discussion
- Thursday, December 18, 2008
New Path and The Memphis Urban League will bring their 2008 “Race Relations & Memphis” panel series to a close today at 6 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library at 3030 Poplar Ave.
26. Jones Receives Welcome Home Memphis Designation
- Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Crye-Leike affiliate broker C. Lauren Jones was the first Realtor in the Memphis market to receive the Welcome Home Memphis designation when she recently earned the honor.
The designation recently was created by the Memphis Area Association of Realtors and is designed to increase affordable housing expertise.
27. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, September 16, 2003
HELM Fertilizer plans additional warehouse
HELM Fertilizer Plans Additional Warehouse 28.6 acres near
Channel and Port
Cost: $3 million
Borrower: HELM Fertilizer Terminal Inc.
Lender: First Tennessee Bank National Association
28. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 10, 2003
Judy Caldwell, executive director of The Childrens Museum of Memphis, was named a new board member for VSA arts Project of Te
Judy Caldwell Named to Tenn. Arts Board
Judy Caldwell, executive director of the Childrens Museum of Memphis, was nam...
29. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 9, 1997
Margaret Craddock has been named executive director for the Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association Margaret Craddock has been named executive director for the Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association. She formerly was associate executive director for MIFA...