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

Opinion

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

Police Brutality

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. 

Good News

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

Race Matters

The Tennessee legislature passed House Bill 2670, which would “prohibit a public institution of higher education from taking certain actions with regard to divisive concepts and the ideologies or political viewpoints of students and employees.”

Police Brutality

The Hamilton County District Attorney's Office is investigating an incident in which Black DoorDash employee Delane Gordon was pulled over in Collegedale, Tennessee. Gordon was tased after an officer demanded he exit the vehicle and he responded by asking to see a supervisor.

Race Matters

Former Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Beck was indicted on rape and sexual battery charges after he was accused of raping a 14-year-old girl. His plea deal of aggravated assault allowed him to avoid jail time in the same county that put Pam Moses in prison for six years for registering to vote illegally.

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Crime

Pam “P” Moses, of Memphis, Tennessee, was sentenced to six years in prison Monday after she was convicted in November for registering to vote while ineligible to do so.

74-year-old Black woman named Joyce Watkins was accused of murdering her four-year-old niece back in 1987. She has been officially exonerated after spending over two-and-a-half decades behind bars.

Race Matters

Bitsy Brennan was fired from her job and her son, Edward Brennan, was arrested on assault charges after a video went viral showing them confronting Black man Johnny Martinez, who was doing his job and checking for parking permits in a parking garage in Nashville, Tennessee.