Tennessee Rep. Paul Sherrell previously sponsored a bill to rename a portion of Rep. John Lewis Way after former President Donald Trump. Now he's withdrawn it.

Gershun Freeman, 33, died Oct. 5 inside Shelby County Jail in Memphis, Tennessee after an encounter with jailers. 

Republican State Rep. Paul Sherrell apologized for suggesting Tennessee's death row inmates be executed via "hanging by a tree."

Maeghan Hall, who was fired as La Vergne, Tennessee police officer over a sex scandal with other cops, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit specifically naming the Black cops involved.

It was easier to fire cops for consensual sex than it often is to fire cops for killing Black people.

A historic archive that celebrates Black history in Appalachia has been digitized by East Tennessee State University.

More than 300,000 people voted against banning slavery as punishment for crime.

The gerrymandering has led to confused voters, wrong ballots, and many frustrated people.

States with the highest spike in purges have a history of voting discrim­in­a­tion. 

High School student Tauris Sledge is facing criminal charges in Tennessee through no apparent fault of his own, according to viral video footage.

Tennessee police were caught on video brutally beating a young Black man in his own home over an alleged traffic violation. 

A Black Tennessee-based couple opened a grocery store to combat food insecurity in South Memphis.