Category : Black Local and National News

- 11 months ago

Fisk Jubilee Singers Announce New Album, Celebrating Fisk!

Nashville, Tenn. — The Fisk Jubilee Singers of Fisk University announce their newest album, Celebrating Fisk! (The 150th Anniversary Album). The album, which is more than 150 years in the making, is a collection of 12 songs that beautifully represent...

- 11 months ago

Will County seeing success in managing COVID-19 crisis

thetimesweekly.com Across the State of Illinois, the IDPH (Illinois Department of Public Health) is reporting a recovery rate of 96 percent for individuals contracting COVID-19, even with the state also reporting a record number of tests being p...

- 11 months ago

DA Chesa Boudin appoints David Campos chief of staff

In 2016, Bernie Sanders campaigned with David Campos, knowing he was a trusted leader in San Francisco. The following year, Campos was elected to chair the San Francisco Democratic Party, promising a progressive agenda. by Rachel Marshall San...

- 11 months ago

More positive WNV mosquito batches found

The Will County Health Department has found three additional WNV-positive mosquito samples from planted WCHD traps. Two were collected from a Mokena trap, and one from a Frankfort trap.

- 11 months ago

Romeoville launches new opportunity matters initiative for youth

Opportunity Matters is a new program targeting the youth in Will County. The goal is to create the next generation of leaders through programs that encompass mentorship, academics, health and wellness, career training, and economic development.“The v...

- 11 months ago

Bishop Walker’s Weekly Mt. Zion Sermon – “Be Strong”

Bishop Walker is an anointed man of God and is rapidly becoming a national voice calling for leadership that enhances quality of life for all people.  Enjoy this weeks sermon on the Tennessee Tribune Website with is message of “Be Strong.”...

- 11 months ago

Governor Lee’s Record on Race Isn’t a Good One

By Rosetta Miller PerryGovernor Bill Lee’s record in matters of race and social justice isn’t one to salute. The latest example was evident as Knoxville’s Kristi Davis was sworn in Monday as Tennessee’s newest member of the Court of Appeals. She was...

- 11 months ago

Nashville Leaders React to Death of Justice Ginsburg

Rosetta Miller-Perry Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was one of my icons and I will remember her always through – Anne Frank who once said “I want to go on living after my death! And that’s why I’m so grateful to God for having given me this gift,...

- 11 months ago

The NBA’s Black Power

That’s Breonna Taylor on Jamal Murray’s sneakers. by Ann Garrison On Aug. 26, the third day of the Republican Convention and two days after a Kenosha, Wisconsin, cop fired seven bullets into the back of Jacob Blake, an unarmed Black man, the M...

- 11 months ago

NY AG: Police Bodycams in Misconduct Cases to be Released Sooner

[Daniel Prude\Body-Cam Video] AP: James said her office “will be proactively releasing footage to the public on our own...Up until now, the release of footage has been up to the discretion of local authorities. But this process has caused confusion,...