Category : News

by Staff - 1 week ago

Get Out

By Thomas Sheffield Many residents of Nashville have been told in no certain terms, to get out of our neighborhoods, get out of those houses, get out of our community, get out of our city, just get out!  Nashville’s rapid growth has caused developer...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Pendleton Carves a Legacy of His Own at WDIA

By Wiley Henry MEMPHIS, TN — By now most people know that WDIA AM 1070 was the first radio station in the United States in 1949 to provide programming entirely for blacks featuring black radio personalities. Alonzo Pendleton, WDIA’s chief engineer, w...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Out of solitary confinement, yet the struggle continues

“Virginia Torture Chamber” – Art: Peter Kamau Mukuria (Comrade Pitt), 1197165, Red Onion Prison, P.O. Box 1900, Pound VA 24279 by Comrade Pitt After seven years of being warehoused in Virginia’s Solitary Confinement under the most restrictive...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Juneteenth Celebrations Set for Historic, Personal Reasons

By Clint Confehr FRANKLIN, TN — Celebrations of freedom from slavery starting in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865 grow annually. Juneteenth was the day of emancipation for the last slaves in this nation as announced by Union troops in Galveston 10 w...

by Staff - 1 week ago

American Baptist Prepares for Bridge Students

NASHVILLE, TN — American Baptist College receives $80,000 to participate in the Bridge Program, which is a four-week session for students who need academic assistance before entering college.  Funds are provided by the Tennessee Higher Education Comm...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Wheeler Pulmonary Hypertension Group Hosts Brunch

NASHVILLE, TN — Roberta Baines Wheeler (RBW) Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) Awareness group hosted its 3rd Annual “RBW Her Life Our Legacy Jazz Brunch”  honoring mothers who are gone but not forgotten. With standing room only and a view overlooking down...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Breathtaking View of One of the World’s Seven Wonders

By Sandra Long Weaver Tribune Editorial Director Part III of a III Part Series VICTORIA FALLS, ZIMBABWE — -It is easy to see why Victoria Falls is one of the seven wonders of the world. It is breathtaking and incredibly beautiful. Having the Falls in...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Daily Habits That Stain Teeth

Your smile is one of the first things that people notice about you. If your smile isn’t as bright as you would like, it may have a lot to do with the things you put into your mouth rather than your teeth just darkening from your age.  What Causes Too...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Prisoners, mass incarceration and freedom

by Valerie Haynes Who are prisoners? A prisoner can be someone’s father, grandfather, mother, brother, sister or child. It could be you – though you’re more likely to be a prisoner if you’re Black, another person of color, or poor. Under t...

by Staff - 1 week ago

2019 Mazda3 Sedan AWD

The new 2019 Mazda3 Sedan AWD is designed with features and materials that’s tailored for a unique driving experience each time the Start button is pressed. The interior of the Mazda3 is in perfect symmetry.   It’s engineered to help insulate drivers...

by Staff - 1 week ago

NBA Considering New Approaches

These are interesting times for the NBA. The Finals, which continue this week with games Wednesday and Friday, have proven far more compelling than many predicted at the start of the season. At that time there were lots of folks maintaining it was un...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Prolific Film and Literary Critic Williams Dies at 66

PRINCETON, NJ — Over the past two decades, film and literary critic Kam Williams published nearly ten thousand articles and reviews. Throughout his nearly 22-year career as a writer, he was most known for his film reviews and celebrity interviews for...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Democrats FURIOUS: Best Trump Re-Election Poll

The following article, Democrats FURIOUS: Best Trump Re-Election Poll, was first published on The Black Sphere. In what must infuriate Democrats, President Trump suffers not in polling. No matter what lies Democrats tell or plots against Trump they l...

by Staff - 1 week ago

A Slap in the Face of Justice

Baytown Officer Returns to Work on Day the Black Woman He Killed Was Memorialized & Pamela Turner (center) * The altercation between Office Delacruz and Turner was caught on video. By Jeffrey L. Boney, Associate Editor Houston Forward Times, NNP...