Category : News

11 months ago

Biden taps Susan Rice to lead White House Domestic Policy Council

(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Susan Rice to lead the White House Domestic Policy Council, a surprising move that gives the longtime national security veteran major influence over Biden’s “build back better”...

11 months ago

Covid-19 Vaccine Pose Potential Side Effects, Doctors Say

WSJ: Most people are unlikely to have side effects like severe allergic reactions to the Pfizer PFE +0.33% – BioNTech vaccine, doctors and vaccine experts say, but the shots might come with temporary side effects such as fever and muscle pain....

11 months ago

Google Celebrates Saint Lucia’s Sir Arthur Lewis

Google Thursday paid tribute to Saint Lucia’s Nobel Prize winner for Economics, Sir Arthur Lewis. The Saint Lucia-born economist, professor, and author, is celebrated in Google Doodle on the anniversary of being awarded the Nobel Prize for his...

11 months ago

Delta asks more workers to take leave as travel slump widens

(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File) Delta Air Lines has managed to avoid furloughs but is now asking more employees to take unpaid leaves of absence, a sign of the deepening slump in air travel as coronavirus cases increase across the United States. CEO...

11 months ago

T&T Police Chief Urges Women To Apply For Guns

Trinidad and Tobago’s Police Commissioner Gary Griffith is urging more women to apply for firearm licences, local reports say. The Guardian newspaper reports that Griffith’s encouragement to the women to apply for guns came amid public ou...

11 months ago

Biden-Harris Administration to Help Minority-owned Businesses

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National CorrespondentWASHINGTON, DC — President-Elect Joe Biden’s administration plans to support legislation offered by District of Columbia Democratic Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton that would ensure fe...

11 months ago

TSU Awarded $100K

CHATTANOOGA, TN — Chattanooga Gas, Southern Company Gas, and its parent, Southern Company, are donating $100,000 to Tennessee State University to support remote learning initiatives. The gift is part of the Southern Company Foundation’s and its subsi...

11 months ago

Tennessee’s NAACP Vs. Governor Bill Lee

NASHVILLE, TN – On December 3rd, the Tennessee Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and five Tennessee residents – who tried to restore their right to vote in November’s General Election but were denied...

11 months ago

Rev. Sharpton Joins TSU as Guest Lecturer

NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — The Rev. Al Sharpton, one of the nation’s most renowned civil rights leaders and activists, will join Tennessee State University as a Distinguished Guest Lecturer for the 2021 spring semester starting in January. Sh...

11 months ago

Taxpayers-Right-to-Know Act Headed to President’s Desk

NASHVILLE, TN — Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) along with Rep. Tim Walberg (MI-7) announced their bipartisan Taxpayers-Right-to-Know Act is part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference agreement that will be heading to the President for...