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by BA - 11 months ago

Black News: National Short Takes

By Journal-ismsSupreme Court Strikes Down Louisiana Abortion RestrictionsThe Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Louisiana abortion law, a victory for abortion rights advocates concerned that the conservative court would break with past rulings to rein in protections that emerged from the landmark...

by BA - 11 months ago

Politics: Democrats Review 111th Legislative Session

By Peter WhiteNASHVILLE, TN — In a remote press conference last week, Democrats summed up the Tennessee 2020 Legislative Session. They expressed disappointment with their Republican colleagues who control the House and Senate. Tornados, a pandemic, and a whole bunch of bad Republican bills did not l...

by BA - 11 months ago

TSU Alumna and Amazon Teacher of the Year Recruits Students to Her Alma Mater

By Lucas Johnson NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — A Tennessee State University alumna and 2020 Amazon Future Engineer Teacher of the Year Award recipient is using her position to turn high school students Big Blue.  While she’s thrilled to have been chosen by Amazon, Shasta Charlton says she’s eve...

by BA - 11 months ago

NIC Economic Relief Programme Extended Until September 30

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has announced the extension of the NIC Economic Relief Programme for three more months until September 30th. The announcement was made in a post on his official Facebook page: We know that there have been some challenges with the Economic Relief Programme and we want t...

by BA - 11 months ago

Culture: About Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

pbs.org - Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University. Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, l…Tweeted by @eddie_pitt https://twitter.com/eddie_pitt/status/127867459291...

by BA - 11 months ago

Drake Succeeds Johnson in Overseeing Services Bureau

NASHVILLE, TN — Chief Steve Anderson announced that Deputy Chief John Drake, a 32-year veteran of the MNPD, assumed command of the department’s Community Services Bureau on Tuesday, June 16, succeeding Deputy Chief Brian Johnson who is retiring later this month. The Community Services Bureau include...

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Including You Inc., Festival to return in 2021

The Including You Inc., Festival fundraising event held in July of each year in Joliet's City Cen-ter had to be cancelled this year due to the Coronavirus outbreak. The event has been reschedule to July 22, 2021. “Including You Inc. believes in safety and having healthy fun, that is why we have de...

by BA - 11 months ago

Hip Hop Roundup: DrewsThatDude, Mavi, Lil Yachty, and more

theyoungfolks.com - Have you ever just taken a stroll through your city or town without the presence of any technological component? Or how about slowly driving your car or taking a run without any burden of a destinati…

by BA - 11 months ago

Looking At The Disastrous Legacy of Woodrow Wilson | William L. Anderson

mises.org - Princeton University has made it official: Woodrow Wilson’s name no longer will have any place on campus. The former president, or at least his memory, now is part of cancel culture, which is sweepin…Tweeted by @UnknownLone https://twitter.com/UnknownLone/status/12786554577...