Category : Black Local and National News

- 6 months ago

Local financial assistance for businesses in crisis

In an effort to plug the huge economic hole growing bigger each day and brought on by the ongoing coronavirus crisis, a number of grant and loan programs have become available to businesses large and small. Business owners throughout Will County and...

- 6 months ago

Memphis’s Long-Term Plan to Get Students Online Could Cost $77M

By Laura Faith Kebede MEMPHIS, TN — Getting all Shelby County Schools students learning online could initially cost anywhere from $21 million to $77 million based on three options in a proposal that Superintendent Joris Ray released Thursday. The mos...

- 6 months ago

2020 Mazda CX5

The new 2020 Mazda CX5 is the driver-centric car customers have been waiting on. The CX-5 features an intuitive instrument panel that places gauges and displays within your line of sight to minimize distraction. The center console and Commander contr...

- 6 months ago

Black Voters to the Rescue… Again

By Dr. Ron Daniels There is one indisputable fact about the 2020 Democratic presidential primary: former Vice-President Joe Biden’s bid for the nomination was reeling and on the ropes before he was rescued by Black voters, beginning with the decisive...

- 6 months ago

Black Voters to save the day … Again

By Dr. Ron DanielsThere is one indisputable fact about the 2020 Democratic presidential primary: former Vice-President Joe Biden’s bid for the nomination was reeling and on the ropes before he was rescued by Black voters, beginning with the decisive...

- 6 months ago

Ascension St Thomas Announces First Neighborhood Hospital

NASHVILLE, TN — Ascension Saint Thomas is transforming healthcare and expanding access in Middle Tennessee with the proposed construction of the State of Tennessee’s first neighborhood hospital, located in Murfreesboro, near the Westlawn community by...

- 6 months ago

2020 Chevrolet Blazer 3LT AWD

The new 2020 Chevrolet Blazer 3LT Leather AWD is the well-equipped SUV drivers will enjoy. The LT boasts a muscular profile and aggressive design appeal that draws on long standing Chevrolet performance heritage. Blazer stands out from other SUVs wit...

- 6 months ago

Young Jeweler Sets Ambitious Goal to Become a Millionaire by 16

By Wiley Henry MEMPHIS, TN — Kalen Johnson is 12 years old and has the gumption to believe he will become a millionaire by the time he reaches the ripe age of 16. Could it be that this preteen prognosticator knows something that we don’t know? He’s a...

- 6 months ago

Vandy Player Gets an Extra Year

By Ron Wynn NASHVILLE, TN — Vandy coach Jerry Stackhouse had hoped to get some solid contributions from forward Clevon Brown this past season, and things started fairly well. Brown was averaging nine points and six rebounds through nine games, but th...

- 6 months ago

NFL DRAFT: Titans Look to Strengthen Defense

By Ron Wynn NASHVILLE, TN — The majority of predictions being made regarding the Titans’ picks in this week’s upcoming draft are they will look to strengthen their defense.  There is general agreement that they need to improve the pass rush, both fro...

- 6 months ago

Michelle Obama Launches Reading Series

By Tribune Staff Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s social activism remains constant and consistent. Education’s always been one of her priorities, and she’s now started a new series designed to stimulate reading interest in young children. She launc...

- 6 months ago

LEHMAN COLLEGE ANNOUNCES VIRTUAL EARTH DAY 2020 EVENTS ALL WEEK

[Lehman College\Earth Day 2020] The Lehman College and greater New York City community are invited to participate in the virtual Earth Day events all week. Photo: YouTube Tags:& LEHMAN COLLEGEEarth Day 2020Sustainability Film FestivalI-Naturalist Nat...

- 6 months ago

Dallas Cowboys and NFL ready for the virtual draft

By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor Unless they make a trade, the Dallas Cowboys have a first-round choice in the 17th slot. The Cowboys are tied for second in the league (New England) with 43 compensatory draft picks awarded from 1994-2020, and they have o...