Category : Black Local and National News

by Staff - 3 days ago

All phone calls free from SF County Jail

Prisoners, many who are charged but not convicted, walk down a hallway in the San Francisco County Jail at 850 Bryant. Note that both are Black, as are an average of 57 percent of the city’s jail population. Yet they are among the last Black men in...

by Staff - 3 days ago

jeff obafemi carr Joins Cooper’s Mayoral Race Team

NASHVILLE, TN — carr has been named Senior Advisor. He brings over three decades of experience in intersectional community organizing, activism, social justice work, institution-building, youth development, and arts administration to the table of a c...

by Staff - 3 days ago

The making of restorative justice public policy gumbo

 By Erica R. Williams, Special to The New Tri-State Defender “Don’t be afraid to disrupt the system,” Shelby County Commissioner Tami Sawyer said to a crowd of advocates, parents, and educators gathered at the inaugural Public Policy and Restorative...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Hyundai 2019 Elantra Sport

Hyundai Elantra is now in its sixth generation. And that’s good news. Customers are continuously loving this vehicle. For 2019, the Elantra Sport has a lot of exciting visual changes, with a sporty style from bumper to bumper. The unique front-end de...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Juneteenth Origin Debunked

Texan launches effort to correct entrenched myths about the holiday      DENTON, TX.  May 16, 2018 – Donald Norman-Cox, a 64 year old resident of Denton, Texas has a message for the nation regarding Juneteenth: “Tell it right or stop talking.”  Sinc...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Smoking and Oral Health

It is common knowledge that smoking is bad for your health.  It is often overlooked the effects smoking has on the health of your teeth.  Here are some of the ways smoking affects your teeth and your oral tissues. Ways Smoking Affects Your Teeth are:...

by Staff - 3 days ago

2020 Kia Soul X Line

The 2020 Kia Soul X Line is a cross-over subcompact car that stands out from the rest in its league. One of the biggest questions people seem to have about the Kia Soul is space. The question is answered. It can seat up to five with ease. There’s amp...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Vanderbilt Commodores Return to World Series

By Ron Wynn NASHVILLE, TN — The Vanderbilt Commodores completed a season-long quest Sunday with an impressive 13-2 victory over Duke to win the Nashville Super Regional at Hawkins Field. The win put them back in the College World Series. It’s the fou...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Wanda’s Picks for June 2019

by Wanda Sabir Happy birthday to the June Geminis and Cancers. Happy Solstice and safe travels to all those Returning to the Motherland this 400 Year Anniversary Celebration and Remembrance. On the fly Oakland Ballet hosts the Fifth Ann...

by Staff - 3 days ago

McDonald’s mother-and-daughter duo finds success together

The Notorious B.I.G.’s seventh commandment, as heard on his 1997 sophomore album, “Life After Death,” was to keep family and business separate. He said “money and blood don’t mix.” But Elizabeth and Laurie Henry — a mother-and-daughter team in the…