Category : Black Local and National News

by Staff - 6 days ago

Giving for greatness

Professor Willie Thompson by BaBa Willie Thompson, for whom Wo’Se and Ile Omode named a scholarship “Greatness is born out of the grind. Embrace the grind.” – Robert F. Smith, the billionaire technology investor, in his speech to the 2019 grad...

by Staff - 6 days ago

Master Photographer David Johnson returns to his roots

“Girls Playing Hopscotch in Bayview Hunters Point” – Photo: David Johnson by Dr. Frances Yvonne Hicks and Kenneth Reddick A 1945 graduate of Stanton High School, professional photographer David Johnson is returning to Jacksonville to show the...

by Staff - 6 days ago

Reviving the family dinner

Here’s how to put the ‘family’ back in family dinners by Diana Hembree Having trouble getting the family together for dinner? You’re not alone. Research shows that family dinners have declined by 30 percent over the past 20 years. Kids...

by Staff - 6 days ago

Save Reid’s Records!

by Paradise Freejahlovesupreme Reid’s Records is not closed – but it needs your business and support NOW! Otherwise, the iconic and beloved Reid’s Records, one of the few Black business remaining in Berkeley, will be closing it doors Oct. 19,...

by Staff - 6 days ago

High blood medicine may hold promise for Alzheimer’s disease

Seeking new treatments to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers found the blood pressure drug nilvadipine increased blood flow to the brain’s memory and learning center among people with Alzheimer’s disease without affecting other...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Dr. Belay Reddick launches #PardonMEAmerica

Dr. Belay Reddick by Linda Lamb Forrest City, Arkansas – In “There’s No Danger in the Water: Encouraging Black Men to Become Mentors,” Dr. Belay Reddick focuses his pen on the family life and mental health of African-American boys growing up...

by Staff - 1 week ago

‘Going Down Home with Daddy’ is great for the little ones

By Terri Schlichenmeyer Getting together with your family this summer is going to be fun! You’ll see your cousins and grandparents, friends and kin, and your aunts and uncles will be there, too. You’ll eat foods you love, play games to win, and you’l...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Sister Tarpley: Trees of Righteousness

“To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that He mi...

by Staff - 1 week ago

2019 Father’s Day Dining Options in DFW

Let Dad put away the grill this Father’s Day, let someone else cook his medium rare steak. Throughout DFW community resturants are hosting special dinner options for Father’s Day this year. Here are a few of the special dining opportuniti...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Juneteenth celebrations in DFW

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.  Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19ththat the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the...

by Staff - 1 week ago

New Study: Racism Increases Inflammation In African-Americans

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide A new study joins a growing pile of research that shows racism is toxic to humans. While the latest study by a team of USC and UCLA scientists found that racist experiences appear to increase i...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Innocent Man Gets $1.5 million After 45 Years In Prison

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from NorthStarNewsToday.com TriceEdneyWire.com The state of Michigan has awarded $1.5 million to Richard Phillips who was locked up in prison for 45 years for a murder he didn’t commit. The $1.5 million seems like...