MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A judge has ruled the removal of three Confederate statues from public parks in Memphis, Tennessee, is legal. Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle in Nashville ruled Wednesday that the relocation of statues of Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Capt. J. Harvey Mathes from two city parks Dec. 20 … Continue reading MEMPHIS, Tenn | Judge rules Confederate statues removal by Memphis is legal
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have decided to make J.B. Bickerstaff their next head coach, removing the interim tag from his title. The Grizzlies did not disclose terms Tuesday of Bickerstaff’s new deal. He will be introduced at a news conference Wednesday. Bickerstaff was the associate head coach when Memphis fired David Fizdale … Continue reading MEMPHIS, Tenn | Grizzlies give Bickerstaff new deal, remove interim tag
HONG KONG – FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, announced the launch of a new route which, for the first time, connects the FedEx APAC Hub in Guangzhou, China and the FedEx World Hub in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A. Currently, a FedEx Express MD-11 freighter is … Continue reading FedEx Express Launches the First Route Connecting Guangzhou, China and Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A.
MEMPHIS, Tenn|April 4, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Fifty years after a shot rang out in Memphis, killing the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., freedom rang from the balcony of the Lorraine Motel as a bell tolled 39 times to mark a life cut short by racism. King died among the most hated men in America, but Wednesday, … Continue reading MEMPHIS, Tenn | Admirers mourn King, pledge to carry on unfinished work
MEMPHIS, Tenn. |April 4, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Fifty years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, the civil rights leader’s family and admirers will mark the anniversary of his death with marches, speeches and quiet reflection on Wednesday. The commemorations stretch from his hometown of Atlanta to Memphis, where he died, and points beyond. Among … Continue reading MEMPHIS, Tenn. | Speeches, marches mark Martin Luther King anniversary
MEMPHIS, Tenn. |April 3, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Half a century ago, the enthusiastic crowd eager to hear from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. roused him from his bed at the Lorraine Motel across town in a thunderstorm to Memphis’ Mason Temple Church of God in Christ. King’s words rang anew during the program before his … Continue reading MEMPHIS, Tenn. | Resilience, resolve and renewed commitment to MLK’s legacy