Category : Black Local and National News

- 6 months ago

WE REMEMBER A LEGEND KOBE BEAN BRYANT

“It’s the one thing you can control. You are responsible for how people remember you—or don’t. So don’t take it lightly.” - KOBE BEAN BRYANT ~ Our hearts are saddened to hear of tragic news of one of NBA’s own retired basketball legends Kobe Bryant,...

- 6 months ago

Empoy seeks to expand the vision of Irving youth

By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor Some people talk about making a difference; others roll up their sleeves and take action. Parents and members of the Irving community came together last fall to launch Empoy. The organization seeks to help inform youth ab...

- 6 months ago

CIFF is Moving to Playhouse Square in 2021

CIFF and Playhouse Square are elated to announce that in 2021 the Festival will permanently move to Playhouse Square. This move marks a new chapter for two of the region's most beloved cultural gems. By moving to Playhouse Square, CIFF will remain in...

- 6 months ago

Browns hire Andrew Berry as new GM/executive VP

The Browns are turning to a young but familiar face to help turn around their fortunes.Former Cleveland executive Andrew Berry will return after a year with the Eagles to be its general manager and executive VP, the team announced on Tuesday. He has...

- 6 months ago

“Black Mamba” Remembered ~ Locals Reflect

Shaker Heights’ head coach and principal of Woodbury Elementary, Danny Young says, “I will miss everything that Kobe stood for. He was a champion, brother, teammate, father, husband, leader, mentor, coach, and motivator. God's word says in the Treasu...

- 6 months ago

Ed Gray, NDG Senior Columnist: Kobe the Father

Straight Talk with Ed Gray Kobe Bryant’s tragic passing is more than the death of a basketball legend. The legendary basketball player leaves behind a wife and three children. He also leaves a nation in mourning, stunned as if we lost a member of our...

- 6 months ago

Meet the Recruitment Team at Tennessee State University

The Office of Recruitment at Tennessee State University is headed across the state and select markets throughout the nation to share why students choose TSU.  Assigned by territory, the team is scouting for top student candidates to join the Tiger fa...

- 6 months ago

Will County Trailblazer Leaves Legacy

Long-serving. Dutiful. Involved is the description given to former Will County Board Commissioner Margie Gavin Woods. Mrs. Woods passed away the morning of January 29, 2020 at the age of 81. Mrs. Woods served as a County Commissioner representing Dis...

- 6 months ago

Illinois Chamber responds to Gov. Pritzker's State Address

Illinois Chamber President and CEO Todd Maisch released the following statement on Governor Pritzke's State of the State Address. "Governor Pritzker presented a positive view of his first year in office, much of which the Chamber agrees with. The Gov...

- 6 months ago

Re-instate KPFA WorkWeek Radio now!

Labor leader Clarence Thomas speaks against Port privatization in Oakland rally 1119 by WorkWeek Radio The show KPFA WorkWeek Radio, aired Tuesdays at 3:30-4:00 on 94.1 FM, was cancelled without notice on Jan. 13, 2020. The show has been on K...

- 6 months ago

Age selling point for local housing project

An age-targeted community may soon call Plainfield home. The Plainfield Village Board during Monday's committee of the whole workshop heard from Ryan Homes about a concept plan to develop Unit 10 of the existing Springbank development with 107 lots...