A Tennessee sheriff is being sued for excessive force after he was recorded laughing and boasting about how he told his officers to shoot a man during a slow-speed chase rather than risk damaging police cars attempting to drive him off the road.
Robert Walker, 30, and Echol Cole, 36, woke up on Thursday, Feb. 1, 1968, and went to work for the Memphis (Tenn.) Sanitation Department. They left their families for a long day of collecting garbage with the full expectation of returning home to them. Instead, as their shifts were about to end and heavy rain poured…
A Snapchat video shows the cruel moment when a young boy walked up behind a teenage girl at a Tennessee high school and yanked her wig off her head, causing her pain and humiliation. Now the girl’s mother is standing up and speaking out.
Women’s groups around the country are gathering again this weekend to recognize the anniversary of the Women’s March, a nationwide mass protest that became the largest demonstration in U.S. history.
Updated Friday, January 12 2018, 8:55 AM EST: CNN reports that a pastor who admitted to having a sexual encounter with a teen will be placed on leave.
Investment banking behemoth Morgan Stanley fired former Democratic Tennessee Rep. Harold Ford Jr. on Thursday for what it called “conduct inconsistent with our values” in the latest case of a high-profile man to lose his livelihood for allegedly acting terribly with women in a professional setting.
Students at Haywood High School in Brownsville, Tenn., staged a walkout on Monday after it became public knowledge that black students were the target of racist threats made by other students.
In today’s “What Would Jesus Do?” news, a Tennessee man shot himself in church while trying to advocate for his right to bring guns to church.
Another day, another video leaked of ridiculous behavior in a school. This time, video circulating across the internet shows a student’s hijab being pulled off her head even as she tries to hide her face and readjust it.
A Democratic congressman shouted down a black woman Wednesday after she told a congressional subcommittee that abortion is the “leading cause of death in the black community today.”
Gobs of half-literate, thick-tongued troglodytes will convene in Shelbyville and Murfreesboro, Tenn., on Saturday to fight for the rights of the great, marginalized white race.
Was a formerly enslaved man in a May-December romance? Was he well-read or illiterate? We try to untangle the clues.
The suspect in a horrific shooting at a church outside Nashville, Tenn., that left one dead and six injured will be facing murder charges, and multiple other charges are pending, police say.
On Friday, President Shitty von HateFace decided to clap back at Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, who claimed that HateFace didn’t have the “stability” and “competence” to be president.
Black people are paranoid, because being black in America can feel like having a bull’s-eye on your back. That, and Tuskegee, COINTELPRO, segregation, gentrification, piss-poor education, mass incarceration—all of the “shuns.”
A Tennessee teenager is apologizing after painting a racial slur on two cars, including one vehicle belonging to a local pastor, insisting that “it wasn’t supposed to be racist.”
Cheatham County, Tenn., sheriff’s deputies are at the center of a newly filed federal lawsuit that claims the officers used excessive force on an 18-year-old who was taken into custody late 2016.
A Tennessee judge is taking back his offer to reduce the jail time of inmates who opt to get a vasectomy or birth control implant after being met with backlash and harsh criticism from health officials, prosecutors and civil rights attorneys alike.
Osmani Munongerwa’s last posts to Facebook included a video of him waving around and fanning out a stack of cash as he danced Saturday night, and another video of him showing off money, jewelry and an armload of shopping bags. And then, mere hours later Sunday morning, Munongerwa, 20, and his mother, 37-year-old Isha…