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by BA - 6 months ago

Mbogi Genje, Sailors, Khaligraph Jones and Tanasha Donna set for big day

standardmedia.co.ke - With the entertainment scene in Nairobi slowly getting back to normal after about six months of a freeze prompted by the Covid-19 pandemic, the big shows are on a rollout with two of them slatted for…Tweeted by @SDEKenya https://twitter.com/SDEKenya/status/1319277338077478913

by BA - 6 months ago

SLHTA Makes Cease & Desist Plea Amidst COVID-19 ‘Rumour-Mongering’

The Saint Lucia Hospitality and Tourism Association (SLHTA) has urged citizens to cease and desist in connection with COVID-19 rumour-mongering. Just this week Sandals flatly denied what it described as malicious misinformation and fake news, which claimed that there was a virus outbreak at its reso...

by BA - 6 months ago

TRIBUNE TO HIGHLIGHT FINAL PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE COVERAGE

NASHVILLE, TN — Tennessee Tribune Editorial Director Sandra Long Weaver will be one of the credentialed journalists covering the final presidential debate at Belmont University on Thursday, Oct. 22. The debate will take place from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and will be shown on numerous networks. Weaver is...

by BA - 6 months ago

We Came to Vote, Our Lives Depend On It!

By Vivian Shipe KNOXVILLE, TN — It was 8 am. The Love Kitchen, the early voting site in the inner city, wouldn’t open untill 10 am. That Wall painting of the sister’s who started the love kitchen that feeds the homeless where early voting is being held. Both lived to be over 100 years old. didn’t ma...

by BA - 6 months ago

Wasteful Black Spending: Set in Motion by Slavery

noirg.org - One of the most profitable revenue streams of white wealth is the Black behavior of unrestrained consumerism. When Blacks expend their entire paychecks on the goods and services of white businesses, …Tweeted by @NOIResearch https://twitter.com/NOIResearch/status/1319256926740484097

by BA - 6 months ago

Tribune Selected for Facebook Accelerator Program

Facebook announced its Sustainability Accelerator program for 20 newspapers owned and led by people of color from across the United States. This is part of Facebook’s Journalism Project’s recent investment in publishers from and serving historically marginalized communities. The group was selected...

by BA - 6 months ago

Brown Named Acting Vice-Chair, Knox County Democratic Party 

KNOXVILLE, TN — The Knox County Democratic Party is proud to announce the appointment of Sam Brown as the new Acting Vice-Chair of the party. Appointed by Chair Matt Shears, Sam will serve as acting Vice-Chair until the next County Assembly meeting in November when his position will be voted on by t...

by BA - 6 months ago

Meacham Speaks Candidly About the Life of Rep. John Lewis

NASHVILLE, TN — Jon Meacham talked about his times with the late Congressman John Lewis, who graduated in 1961 from American Baptist College (ABC). Meacham’s presentation was first in the inaugural American Baptist College Presidential Lecture Series. Meacham described Congressman Lewis’ impact as...

by BA - 6 months ago

Manipulating the Vote with Disinformation

By Peter White NASHVILLE, TN — Twitter, WhatsApp, and Facebook have lots of false or misleading content. So do billboards, radio, TV, and news outlets. There are plenty of platforms where bad actors seek to create confusion, depress voter enthusiasm, and are hoping to change the course of the 2020 e...

by BA - 6 months ago

NFL Urges Fans to Vote

By Clare Bratten NASHVILLE, TN — Because over 100 million voting-eligible Americans did not vote in the 2016 election, the National Football League has been recruiting voters with a “NFL Votes” initiative.  The initiative is aimed at getting NFL fans to vote as well as NFL team members and staff. No...

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Democrats Outnumber Trumpists at Shelbyville Rally

By Clint ConfehrSHELBYVILLE, TN — Biden-Harris voters out-numbered those for Trump-Pence on Saturday at a rally prompted by Ku Klux Klan calling cards left here recently at a vandalized sign for Democrats.“If you’re here, we assume you’re against hate,” Stephanie Isaacs, a founder of Shelbyville Lov...

by BA - 6 months ago

Pulaski’s Possible First Black Woman Alderman

By Ashley BenkarskiPULASKI, TN — Janice Tucker is running as a write-in candidate for alderman, the first African American woman to vie for the city’s position.After attending city council meetings regularly for the last year and a half, she said she noticed a lack of representation of African Ameri...