So I'm sitting in my favorite bar last Tuesday. It's a slow night. Just a couple of other regulars and our usual bartender, a
The backstory on the gang that’s being used to incite fear of Hispanic immigrants.
The term MS-13, (Mara-Salvatrucha) is from "Mara" (gang) + Salvatrucha, which derives from a common expression in Salvadoran street Spanish, "Ponte Trucha" — an
Revitalizing our neighborhoods shouldn’t mean criminalizing those who are already there.
We Love (Some of) Memphis. That's the message I got after reading about recent developments from the Cooper-Young Neighborhood Watch. Earlier this year, the
I'm a fan of Nextdoor.com, and by "fan," I mean I like to make fun of it. If you're not familiar with Nextdoor, it's
Elvis, the Patron Saint of pop culture and Poplar Avenue, has left the building.
It is with melancholy that I find myself saying goodbye to Spin Street. Walking through the big record store at Poplar and Highland felt
Before U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions decided last month to lead the Department of Justice in a crusade against marijuana, ending a lenient policy
When Governor Bill Haslam gave his final State of the State address in Nashville on Monday night, he accentuated the positive, not unexpectedly. Haslam
I've got a confession to make. I'm in the Secret Society. You know the one I'm talking about. Fox News and Congressman Devin Nunes
My adventures with Transcendental Meditation™
In these trying times, when half the nation seems to have gone insane, everyone not in a coma seems to be searching for a
Did you see #SchumerShutdown trending on Twitter two weeks ago? You got used. Fake Twitter accounts linked to Russia — hundreds of fake accounts
Former Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis once famously said, "We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in