Category : Black Local and National News

by Staff - 5 days ago

High Court Set to Rule on Citizenship Question

By Peter White NASHVILLE, TN — Immigration reform and civil rights groups are still hoping to block a citizenship question on the 2020 Census but time is running out. The 5-4 conservative majority on the Supreme Court could decide to allow the questi...

by Staff - 5 days ago

What’s Lurking Around in Your Toothbrush?

Your toothbrush looks innocent sitting on your bathroom sink waiting to be used by you.  But before you put it in your mouth, consider this:  the average toothbrush contains over a million germs because your mouth is also home to millions of germs.  ...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Nashville General Recognized as Innovative Healthcare Provider

NASHVILLE, TN — Nashville General Hospital is poised to become a national leader in integrated care delivery systems. Nashville General Hospital Chief Executive Officer Joseph Webb, D.Sc., FACHE along with Eric Stephens, Chief Analytics Officer and D...

by Staff - 5 days ago

2019 Toyota 86 GT

If you decide to hit the open highways for vacay 2019, consider seeing America in a Toyota 86 GT. It’s a bonafide sports car in every sense of the term. There’s a long hood. Short rear deck. Both are standard in sports car design. With this dream car...

by Staff - 5 days ago

It’s a Wrap for MTSU Students at Bonnaroo Campus

MANCHESTER, TN — Although Sunday was the last day on the job for MTSU College of Media and Entertainment students at the Bonnaroo campus, for some their work is far from over. “With 16 band performances in the can, we’ve got hundreds of audio tracks...

by Staff - 5 days ago

NBA is Truly a Global League

It was back in the early ‘90s that then NBA Commissioner David Stern was finally able to persuade NBA owners to allow their players into international and Olympic basketball. He wanted to prove first and foremost that NBA players were the best in the...

by Staff - 5 days ago

New Book Explores Complicated Frazier/Ali Relationship

By Ron Wynn For most boxing fans, they remember Joe Frazier strictly as the establishment champion, the man that mainstream society backed against the people’s champ Muhammad Ali. They recall the three spectacular fights, two of them won by Ali. They...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Major Attaway charms the hearts of hundreds in Aladdin

By: Rachel Hawkins, NDG Contributing Writer “This is the only role that exists today, in my opinion, that showcases the big black man in the way that it does,” Major Attaway said. “There are other roles where we “park and mark” or sing a beautiful ba...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Celebrating Juneteenth At the Venue 757

By NJG Staff Portsmouth The Venue 757 In Portsmouth was the site for a Juneteenth.Love family observance on Saturday June 15. The celebration in the 18,000-square-foot facility included a variety of cultural arts and entertainment, speakers, vendors...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Black Troops Fought Bravely At Normandy 75 Years Ago

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide The  United States, Great Britain, France and other allies recently observed the 75th anniversary of the D-Day  landing on five beaches along Southern France at Normandy on their way to defeat...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Hampton Roads Mourns Passing of Hugh Harrell III

By NJG Staff The Hampton Roads arts community and others are mourning the passing on June 16 of Hugh Harrell, III,  one  of  the co-founders  of the Weyanoke Association. Born in Hampton, Virginia and son of the renowned artist  Hugh Harrell, Jr.  wh...

by Staff - 5 days ago

New York Passes Historic Farmworker Fair Labor Law

[New York State Labor News] Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act will address racism and discrimination against New York farmworkers... Photo:Facebook Tags:& Black Star NewsLABOR LAWFARMWORKERS FAIR LABOR LAWNATIONAL EMPLOYMENT LAW PROJECTNELPAFL-CIO...