Category : Black Local and National News

- 11 months ago

Film review: ‘All Day and a Night’

by Xion Abiodun Since quarantine has been going on, many of us have been surfing through streaming services trying to find interesting shows and movies. During this time I saw a title that caught my eye: “All Day and a Night.” A young man who...

- 11 months ago

COVID-19: NEW YORK’S PRISONS STILL LACK SOCIAL DISTANCING

[Alliance of Families for Justice] AFJ’s Soffiyah Elijah: “Alliance of Families for Justice is calling on the Governor to immediately share his plan of action to care for incarcerated New Yorkers during the pandemic." Photo: YouTube Tags:& Alliance o...

- 11 months ago

Music City Tourism Faces Catch-22 With COVID-19

By Clint Confehr NASHVILLE, TN — Potential guests and returning fans of our city’s distinctive spirit are being told “When you’re ready, we’re ready.” Emphasizing public health, Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp. (NCVC) CEO Butch Butch Spyrido...

- 11 months ago

UofM ranked safest large campus in Tennessee for 6th time

MEMPHIS, TN — The University of Memphis is once again named the safest large campus in the State of Tennessee, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s 2019 Crime on Campus Report. This marks the sixth time in eight years the UofM has bee...

- 11 months ago

Knoxville says NO to COVID-19 database

KNOXVILLE, TN — Mayor Indya Kincannon and Police Chief Eve Thomas announced today that the Knoxville Police Department will opt out of a state program that allows law-enforcement officers across Tennessee to access a database of persons who have test...

- 11 months ago

YWCA Opens Nominations for Academy for Women of Achievement

NASHVILLE, TN — YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee is calling for nominations for the 29th annual Academy for Women of Achievement. The AWA award recognizes Middle Tennessee women who have made extraordinary accomplishments through career success,...

- 11 months ago

Arbery Killing Just Part of Larger Problem

By Rosetta Miller Perry By now the entire nation has heard about the tragic and senseless murder (and that’s what it was) of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, Georgia. This young man had done nothing except jog through a neighborhood, but two w...

- 11 months ago

News: Arbery Killing Just Part of Larger Problem

By Rosetta Miller Perry By now the entire nation has heard about the tragic and senseless murder (and that’s what it was) of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, Georgia. This young man had done nothing except jog through a neighborhood, but two...