The New Tri-State Defender

The Memphis New Tri-State Defender is an urban African American centric multi-media company and weekly newspaper published in Memphis, Tennessee.

The New Tri-State Defender

The Memphis New Tri-State Defender is an urban African American centric multi-media company and weekly newspaper published in Memphis, Tennessee.

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The Memphis Tri-State Defender is an African American newspaper published in Memphis, Tennessee.

The Tri-State Defender is one of the longest continuously-published African American papers in the Southern United States and as such is quite prestigious for a publication of its type. It was very active in the Civil Rights Movement. As its name implies, it is aimed at the African American market not only in Memphis, but also in nearby areas of Arkansas and Mississippi.