Theryn C. Bond

Theryn C. Bond

Theryn C. Bond a.k.a. #PoliticalBarbie is Tennessee born and raised political powerhouse. A woman who's passionate about all things media, social justice, politics, and good food too, she’s determined to break barriers, change the world, and live life adventurously. Some of her most stellar accomplishments are those she can not publicly acknowledge, yet she gets to see them positively impact her community.

The downtown Memphis, Tenn. skyline. (Photo: Getty Images)

Grit and grind, political edition: Who will become the next mayor of Memphis?

By: - August 31, 2023

One month for some, two years for others, and everything in between describes the timeline for Memphis mayoral candidates on the campaign trail.  There have been pretty pink suits and orange-tinted shades. There’s been shade throwing and name calling. There have been call outs and no shows. There have been dropouts and pop ins. All […]

Damon Curry Morris, second from left, Racheal Spriggs, third from left, and Tikeila Rucker, fourth from right, at a June 9 press conference in Memphis to address their banning from school property after speaking at a school board meeting. (Photo: Theryn Bond)

Tennessee Rep. Justin Pearson backs group banned from Memphis school board meetings

By: - June 9, 2023

Friday afternoon, state Rep. Justin Pearson, D-Memphis, joined four of the five community activists banned from Memphis-Shelby County School property, as the group attempted to enter a school board retreat.  Known as the “School Board Five,” Tikeila Rucker, LJ Abraham, Damon Curry Morris and Rachael Spriggs, reiterated their calls for accountability, integrity, and transparency in […]