Local food scientist hits Netflix with ‘Snack vs. Chef’

After releasing a children’s book earlier this year about playing with food, local food scientist Ali Manning took her own advice. Manning is one of 12 contestants participating in a new Netflix show called “Snack vs. Chef.” In the show, which is being released Wednesday, Nov. 30, the chosen chefs race against the clock — and […]


The Secret Is Out on How Good the Grizzlies Can Be

The young Memphis Grizzlies aren’t underdogs anymore, and that’s causing some growing pains. But they are confident — and having fun. By Tania Ganguli SACRAMENTO — Ja Morant rejected the premise of the question. He was being asked to think back to the way his last N.B.A. season ended. The Memphis Grizzlies had won one of […]


LeMoyne-Owen College cybersecurity program gears up, set to build technology center

By John Klyce Reporter, Memphis Business Journal Nov 9, 2022 Updated Nov 10, 2022, 12:08pm CST After Vernell Bennett-Fairs, Ph.D., became president of LeMoyne-Owen College (LOC) in January 2021, she started to look for programs that made the school unique. What could she spotlight, she thought, that would attract students to the HBCU over other […]

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Memphis rapper GloRilla brings a female voice to the city’s hip-hop renaissance

Memphis rapper GloRilla brings a female voice to the city’s hip-hop renaissance Bob Mehr Memphis Commercial Appeal GloRilla — the 23-year-old Memphis rapper born Gloria Woods — has quickly become the female leader of the Bluff City’s current hip-hop renaissance. GloRilla’s viral hits “F.N.F. (Let’s Go)” and “Blessed” launched her into national consciousness earlier this […]