The Rappers Pushing Memphis Hip-Hop Forwards
In this episode of 'Scene Reports', we tour the city that gave the world Three 6 Mafia.
A Controversial ‘SkyCop’ Caught Memphis Police Beating Tyre Nichols
Memphis has a system of over 2,000 “SkyCop” cameras that police can tap into and manually adjust. But not everyone thinks they make the city safer.
A Black Man Died in Memphis Jail After Beating From Cops
An autopsy report classified the death of Gershun Freeman in a Memphis prison last fall as a homicide.
Black Army Vet Says Same Memphis Cops Beat Him Days Before Killing Tyre Nichols
Monterrious Harris alleges he was pulled from his car and beaten by the same “Scorpion Unit” officers charged in the murder of Tyre Nichols.
Body Camera Footage Shows Cops Viciously Beating Tyre Nichols
Tyre Nichols can be heard crying out, "Stop, I’m not doing anything” and “I’m just trying to go home," as Memphis police officers beat and kick him.
Starbucks Just Lost One of Its Most High-Profile Union Battles
A Starbucks in Memphis voted decisively for a union, even after seven of its organizers were fired.
Starbucks Fired a Bunch of Pro-Union Workers After They Went on TV
Starbucks fired almost every member of the committee fighting to unionize a Memphis store, citing “safety and security violations.” The workers call it retaliation.
Yet Another Black Man Has Been Killed Over Loud Music
The suspected shooter had a “verbal altercation” with the victim about “the volume of music” coming from his car.
A Black Memphis Community Says It’s Being Poisoned by the US Government
Cancer-causing arsenic is leaking out of a shuttered coal plant into Memphis groundwater. One local calls it “a ticking time bomb.”
Poll Worker Fired For Telling Voters in Black Lives Matter Gear to Change
Voters were wearing face masks and T-shirts with "Black Lives Matter" and "I Can't Breathe" on them.
Police Sorry They Brought 'Taser Shields' to Peaceful Protest
Police in Memphis, Tennessee say that bringing the electric shields, capable of delivering 320 volts of electricity, to a protest was a "regrettable mistake."