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via ABC24Memphis:  Two Memphis residents are starting the first Vegan BBQ Cook Off and Festival. Some probably thought they would never see the day come. Memphis BBQ is going green. “We know we always have the BBQ festival every May and we wanted to bring something exciting, fun and different,” said Deana Taylor, Vegan BBQ […]

After delivering an empowering Ericaism about how it’s never too late to get it right, Erica Campbell and GRIFF get to talk with Damon Little more about his journey as a singer. He talks about why he’s always felt very secure in himself, and explained how he got into singing in the first place. Plus, […]

Al Bell Co-Owner of Stax Records, Frayser Boy and Lawrence “Boo” Mitchell joined Roland Martin Wednesday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the new documentary “Take Me…

Last week, LaShonda Matlock’s angry, eyebrow-raising letter to her father, Pastor Bill Adkins, the preacher at Greater Imani Church & Christian Center in Memphis, Tenn., quickly went viral. And it’s no wonder. The letter’s fiery claims and allegations were intensely personal, with the 33-year-old accusing Adkins, her biological father, of ignoring her for decades and depriving her […]

    Memphis mother Erica Shead said she was angry after her 10-year-old daughter Erin, told her Wednesday, she wasn’t allowed to write about God for a school assignment. “It was so cute and innocent. She talked about how God created the earth and how she’s doing the best she can,” said Shead. Erin is […]

  Memphis will always have a special place in Anfernee ‘Penny’ Hardaway’s heart. It’s the hometown of the former NBA All-Star and also where he played college ball. WMC-TV’s Kontji Anthony reports the now-retired Hardaway is giving  Memphis’ under-insured a much needed assist. Hardaway, 41, purchased one million health care discount cards, according to the report. The initiative was announced at […]

  The Church of God in Christ could be bringing a convention back to Memphis next year, but it isn’t the church’s annual convocation that moved to St. Louis in 2010. COGIC is in negotiations with the city to bring its women’s convention and Auxiliaries in Ministry convention to Memphis in 2014 and 2015, respectively. […]

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. […]