<strong>Veda Ajamu</strong> Op-Ed

A ‘warrior for justice’ plans to inspire women

Growing up in a small, modest African American community, we had each other. I remember how so much was poured into me by the generations of women around me. ... I want to pay forward the inspiration that I have received. 

Op-Ed

2020: Year of the nurse and midwife

The UTHSC College of Nursing hopes to open a midwifery program by 2021. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists reports 49% of U.S. counties do not have obstetric care providers and predicts that by 2030, there will be a 25% shortage of obstetricians/gynecologists. 

Op-Ed

Conaway: A life chock-full

On Saturday, there will be a memorial service for Norman Blackley – “Cap” to so many – at the Memphis Botanic Garden. The place will be chock-full of stories. And gratitude.


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