World Jul 30, 2018

Civil rights icon Democratic Rep. John Lewis, 78, briefly hospitalized

U.S. Rep. John Lewis, the 78-year-old civil rights icon and veteran congressman from Georgia, was released from the hospital Sunday evening after his weekend admission for an undisclosed reason. Lewis' spokeswoman, Brenda Jones, said in an emailed statement that Lewis left the hospital a day ...

Comic, rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

Entertainment News Aug 21, 2017

Comic, rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

Dick Gregory, a comedian who lambasted racism and played a prominent role in the 1960s civil rights movement after becoming one of the first black comics to perform for white audiences, died on Saturday at age 84, his son said. "It is with enormous sadness ...

Memphis offers history, music and a little beer

Travel Dec 19, 2015

Memphis offers history, music and a little beer

by Adrian Sainz

This city loves its music. It protects its history. And it's really starting to like its beer. Travelers to Memphis need to know the basics of this Tennessee city nestled along the Mississippi River. It is a capital of blues, rock 'n' roll and soul ...