Category : Black Local and National News

- 2 months ago

COVID-19 and Mother’s Day

By Dr. Glenn Mollette I wish mom were still here so I could take her out to Sunday dinner. The problem with Sunday dinner this Mother’s Day is that most of the restaurants either won’t be open yet or operating under new guidelines. Restau...

- 2 months ago

Mac’s Moments: Q&A With Local Athletes

McKinley Young Jr. Hillsboro High School football player Jacob Hood Photo by Dearius Marlow Each week, McKinley Young Jr. of Bench Press Reloaded catches up with some of the top athletes in the Metropolitan Nashville area. Today’s sit-down was...

- 2 months ago

NEW YORK CITY LAUNCHES CITYWIDE COVID-19 ANTIBODY TESTING SURVEY

[COVID-19 Antibody Testing] Mayor de Blasio: "While antibody tests are not a fix-all solution, they will give our communities the knowledge they need to help us defeat this virus together." Photo: YouTube Tags:& COVID-19Antibody TestsMayor Bill de Bl...

- 2 months ago

Wanda’s Picks for May 2020

Dameion Brown plays Othello in the Marin Shakespeare Co. production in 2016. He was the first first-time actor ever to win “Best Lead Actor” from the Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle. – Photo courtesy of Lori A. Cheung by Wanda Sabir Happy Moth...

- 2 months ago

Congressmembers to governors, ‘Decarcerate now!’

These members of Congress – Reps. Ayanna Pressley, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Jan Schakowsky, Barbara Lee, Nydia Velasquez and Karen Bass and Sen. Cory Booker – wrote a strongly worded letter to the governors of New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, I...

- 2 months ago

Will County coronavirus cases climb by more than 100

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases reported on Thursday in Will County increased by 103 from the previous day to a total of 3,466, and the number deaths rose from six over the previous day to a total of 195, according to the Will County Healt...

- 2 months ago

‘United States of Distraction,’ a book review

by Ann Garrison The complete title of Mickey Huff and Nolan Higdon’s book is “United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America (And What We Can Do About It).” Their story begins in 2016, when Donald Trump was slaughterin...