Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Karanja A. Ajanaku

204 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

TSD FLASH! Free books for students; two key virtual meetings set; today’s music video vibe: ‘Utopia’ by Andre Ward

MLGW’s Power Supply Advisory Team to meet virtually MLGW’s Power Supply Advisory Team (PSAT) will meet virtually on Friday, May 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The information needed to view the meeting will be posted to mlgw.com/powersupplyinfo later this week. The public will be able...

TSD FLASH! — COVID-19 numbers; African-American golf circuit feat; Beenie Man vs Bounty Killer; Memorial Day Music Video Vibe: Whitney Houston sings ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’

  --- --- The testing positivity rate is the percentage of all tests conducted that are found to be positive. The chart below shows Shelby County’s testing positivity rates over time, as of May 22, 2020. (For more data, visit www.shelbytnhealth.com/coronavirus.)    A Memorial Day Weekend Sports Brief: Granville Brown Shoots...

TSD Flash! — National Guard and testing?; Memorial Day testing; latest COVID-19 numbers; TSD music video: Sade’s ‘Your Love Is King’

Gov. Lee offers National Guard to test at businesses by Kimberlee Kruesi and Jonathan Mattise -- NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Lee on Friday promised business leaders that he would send the National Guard to help their companies with COVID-19 testing should they ask for it. Lee made the...

TSD Flash!

"Unemployment Nightmares"; specially-called Commission meeting; a COVID-19 numbers note; today's TSD Music Video Vibe: Malted Milk & Toni Green -- "Take Me To The River."   Democrats plan state-wide "Unemployment Nightmares" town hall today NASHVILLE — The Tennessee House Democratic Caucus is holding a statewide town hall...

TSD Flash!

Feeding those in need, services for Dr. Hooks, Coming: Ice Cube's NNPA exclusive, COVID-19 by the numbers; AAC update and today's music video vibe: Erykah Badu's "On & On."   Services Saturday for Dr. Mose Yvonne Hooks Services for Dr. Mose Yvonne Hooks -- teacher, professor, superintendent...

TSD Flash!

This edition: Farewell to Councilman Davis; MLGW & TVA partner over COVID-19; UTHSC tracking COVID-19; NNPA and #SaveLocalJournalism; a 73-year-old earns her Ph.D.; and today's TSD music video vibe -- Jill Scott's 'A Long Walk.' MLGW & TVA partner to donate $400,000 toward Memphis COVID-19...

TSD Flash! — Back to Business Phase II; free tax help; a plan-ahead event; music vibe: Fugees’ ‘Ready or Not’

Memphis and Shelby County now has shifted into Phase II of the Back to Business plan, according to the Memphis/Shelby County COVID-19 Task Force. The Phase II announcement came at Monday's task force briefing an is based on four criteria the COVID-19 Joint Task Force has...

TSD FLASH! — Community in photos, something to ponder and today’s music video vibe: Aretha Franklin serenades the Obamas

Where a few are gathered… The Mother’s Day service at St. Mark Baptist Church on Lauderdale, where the Rev. J.C. Bacchus (below photo, seated) is pastor, was heartfelt by those who chose to congregate and worship in-person, adhering to measures recommended for safety during the...

TSD nets $50,000 Facebook Journalism Project grant

“Prior to the pandemic, The New Tri-State Defender already had identified the need to adjust its business model. Primarily, the goals were to significantly increase our digital footprint while expanding depth, variety and quality of coverage. Then, boom comes COVID-19 and a pandemic response that...

COGIC drawing on strength, resolve to battle COVID-19

The coronavirus approaches the “Saints” of the Church of God in Christ the same way it does anyone anywhere in the world – it aims to infect and kill. The toll has been heavy, including taking the lives of two members of the General...