Category : News

6 months ago

Why the 2020 Vote Matters More than Ever to African Americans

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent Her father survived Jim Crow and saw the evolution of the vote in America, so Lex Scott speaks from a unique perspective when she champions African Americans’ historical significance casting their...

6 months ago

Saint Lucia Records 3 New COVID-19 Cases

Saint Lucia has recorded 3 new COVID-19 cases, Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Sharon Belmar-George, announced Thursday. The announcement came in a statement which is reproduced below: Today, Thursday October 29, 2020 the Ministry of Health received confi...

6 months ago

Another Postal Worker Facing Charges

The following article, Another Postal Worker Facing Charges, was first published on The Black Sphere. Once again, President Trump is right as rain. There is rampant voter fraud brewing in the 2020 election. This time, another postal worker faces char...

6 months ago

Activists make bold proposal for cannabis sales tax revenue

A Will County board member along with local activists stood in front of the new Courthouse in Joliet this week and made their case for social justice in the form of earmarking cannabis revenue sales tax dollars for programs to repair injustices done...

6 months ago

ECCB Encourages Use Of More Online Financial Services

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and Financial Information Month partners are encouraging persons to  use the online services that are available to conduct business, particularly in light of the COVID-19 safety protocols. Discussing one of t...

6 months ago

ALA.NI Releases Video For “Lament for Emmett Till”

[ALA.NI\“Lament for Emmett Till”] In “Lament for Emmett Till," ALA.NI recites a 1955 poem of the same name by the radical activist, journalist and organizer Claudia Jones over Adrian Younge’s lush, cinematic production. Photo: Bret Loeb Tags:& ALA.NI...

6 months ago

Pandemic Won’t Silence the Music in This Nashville Teacher

By Marta W. Aldrich Chalkbeat To Alicia Engram, music is social. Inside of her elementary school classroom in Nashville, Tennessee, she trains her music students to sing in unison, perform as a group, dance together, and listen to each other. So when...

6 months ago

Gun-Toting Robbers Tell Ciceron Victims They Didn’t Come To Kill

When two gun-toting bandits attacked a community shop in Ciceron on Tuesday, they assured their victims that they did not come to kill anyone, the owner of the business says. Susanna Hippolyte-Anatole who owns Suzie’s One Stop Grocery Shop, says the...

6 months ago

New Managing Partner at Highland Hills Funeral Home

By Llewellyn St. Aubyn Adrian Peter NASHVILLE, TN — George Baker, Jr. is a native Nashvillian who is presently pursuing his dream or, as he states emphatically, it is his calling. George Baker Jr. is the new Managing Partner at Highland Hills Funeral...

6 months ago

Holistic Wellness Business Founder, Young, Charged in Ponzi Scheme

Founder Claimed He had Cured Himself of Cancer and Awarded $2 Million from Vanderbilt for Research NASHVILLE, TN — The founder of a Nashville, Tennessee-based holistic wellness business was charged Friday with operating a Ponzi scheme, in which he du...