Black-owned businesses take in less than 1 percent of all revenue flowing through Memphis, which is unacceptable, according to Mayor Jim Strickland. On Sept. 28, Strickland introduced four new programs that will boost the wealth of minority and women-owned businesses.
When the Shelby County grand jury decided last November not to indict Memphis Police officer Connor Schilling in the fatal shooting of Darrius Stewart, it set in motion a set of decisions by authorities to talk publicly about the case.
Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze, predictably, is saying that he won’t use revenge as a main motivator.
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