Civil Rights Luminaries Remember Julian Bond As A Dogged Advocate

Friends, family and fellow activists paid homage to late civil rights leader Julian Bond on Tuesday night at a memorial service at the historic Lincoln Theatre in Washington, D.C. The former NAACP chairman died in August at 75 after a brief illness.Bond's widow, Pamela Horowitz, welcomed the invited guests — a diverse group that included civil rights activists, members of Congress and college students — and thanked them for honoring his mission and "how you will continue to honor him by doing...
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WKNO Features

Jennifer Chandler

This weekend, Opera Memphis will be performing Pagliacci.

Alex Kich /

Newsweek Magazine reported that 40 percent of apparel bought online is returned. And 60 percent of returns are size problems. What's the deal with varying companies using different measurements for "the same size?" 

Mike Davis

Mike Davis helps explain how we might change the one billion people live in fetid conditions, including 80% of those urbanites in the underdeveloped world according to the United Nations. 

In Part II of this story on how race affects the campaigns of the 2015 Memphis mayoral election, WKNO asks how the city should help build black wealth – not merely lure more jobs.

Executive Director Ryan Watt reveals this year's lineup for The Indie Memphis Film Festival, and local filmmaker Sara Kaye Larson talks about the True Story Pictures' documentary, The Keepers.

In Part One of this story on how race factors into the Memphis mayoral election, we learn that different communities often interpret very different messages in some campaign rhetoric.

A Champion Burger

Sep 29, 2015
Best Memphis Burger Fest

Curious about what makes a burger a “Grand Champion Burger”?

Managing Stress through Supportive Relationships

Sep 23, 2015

According to research, healthy supportive relationships can enhance your overall well being and reduce stress.

A Special Steak

Sep 22, 2015
The Capitol Grill

Just like me, I am sure you have heard the term … and possibly enjoyed … “dry-aged” beef.

September is More Matters Month

Sep 16, 2015

It's a nationally celebrated public health initiative by the Produce for Better Health Foundation and the Center for Disease Control.



What's More Rare Than A Cougar Sighting in Tennessee? A Photograph of One, Says TWRA

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency says there’s been a possible cougar sighting in the northwest part of the state.“We occasionally get reports of sightings. But very rarely, if ever, do we get any photographic evidence or find any remains or anything like that,” saidTWRAspokesman Don King.
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Arkansas Asks US Supreme Court To Revisit Abortion

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court to consider the 12 week abortion ban passed by the state legislature in 2013.
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