Category : Black Local and National News

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High blood medicine may hold promise for Alzheimer’s disease

Seeking new treatments to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers found the blood pressure drug nilvadipine increased blood flow to the brain’s memory and learning center among people with Alzheimer’s disease without affecting other...

by Staff - 18 hours ago

Dr. Belay Reddick launches #PardonMEAmerica

Dr. Belay Reddick by Linda Lamb Forrest City, Arkansas – In “There’s No Danger in the Water: Encouraging Black Men to Become Mentors,” Dr. Belay Reddick focuses his pen on the family life and mental health of African-American boys growing up...

by Staff - 21 hours ago

‘Going Down Home with Daddy’ is great for the little ones

By Terri Schlichenmeyer Getting together with your family this summer is going to be fun! You’ll see your cousins and grandparents, friends and kin, and your aunts and uncles will be there, too. You’ll eat foods you love, play games to win, and you’l...

by Staff - 22 hours ago

Sister Tarpley: Trees of Righteousness

“To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that He mi...

by Staff - 1 day ago

2019 Father’s Day Dining Options in DFW

Let Dad put away the grill this Father’s Day, let someone else cook his medium rare steak. Throughout DFW community resturants are hosting special dinner options for Father’s Day this year. Here are a few of the special dining opportuniti...

by Staff - 1 day ago

Juneteenth celebrations in DFW

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.  Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19ththat the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the...

by Staff - 2 days ago

New Study: Racism Increases Inflammation In African-Americans

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide A new study joins a growing pile of research that shows racism is toxic to humans. While the latest study by a team of USC and UCLA scientists found that racist experiences appear to increase i...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Innocent Man Gets $1.5 million After 45 Years In Prison

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from NorthStarNewsToday.com TriceEdneyWire.com The state of Michigan has awarded $1.5 million to Richard Phillips who was locked up in prison for 45 years for a murder he didn’t commit. The $1.5 million seems like...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Gout, Summer & Cookouts

TriceEdneyWire.com Summer is filled with fun outdoor activities, increased exercise, cookouts, and travel making it the favorite season for many, but if you have a history of gout, or are at risk for gout (history of a high uric acid, family history...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Dr. Shawn Joseph: Tribune’s Person of the Year

By Ms. June NASHVILLE, TN — For the past two years, the city of Nashville, its media and Metro Nashville Public Schools spent more focus on the personal life and missteps of Dr. Shawn Joseph that he ended up gracefully bowing out of his multi-year co...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Lelan Statom Named “Father of The Year”

NASHVILLE, TN — Lelan A. Statom has been voted Father of The Year by the Nashville, Tennessee Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated as part of its International Fatherhood Initiatives Program. The award honors men who have made their...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Pastor Enjoy’s Father’s Day Early

By Clint Confehr NASHVILLE, TN — One of the greatest joys a father can have is to see his children walk in the ways of the Lord. The Rev. Dr. Christopher Jackson, senior pastor at Pleasant Green Baptist Church, celebrated that on his sixth anniversar...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Gamble Campaigns for District 3 Council Seat

By Clint Confehr NASHVILLE, TN — A veteran of neighborhood, city, association and political committees is campaigning to represent District 3 on metro’s city council. Jennifer Gamble of Bellshire Terrace and founder of her own business wants to succe...