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Volunteer Memphis seeking volunteers for citywide 9/11 Day of Service

Volunteers from across Memphis are encouraged to participate in the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance spearheaded by Volunteer Memphis next Tuesday. The daylong events, which include two service projects and an invitation-only recognition reception, will support military members, Memphis police officers and firefighters, and...

Natural Cutie Weekend Takeover promotes beauty and brilliance

For the sixth year, Representing Brown Girls Productions (RBG), a Memphis-based company, is hosting a celebration of African-American women and girls. Pam Brown, who created RBG Productions, said the annual event has been expanded to a full weekend this year and is dubbed 2018 Natural...

Gospel tour stop links Brown MBC, Ronald McDonald House Charities

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Memphis gospel lovers will be happy to know the McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour (ICGT) is coming to the city for the third straight year, making a stop at Brown Missionary Baptist Church on Thursday (Aug. 9) at 7 p.m. ICGT, in its 12th year,...

There’s no shortage of free back-to-school events coming up

It’s that time of year, again! Parents and guardians are buying supplies in preparation for the upcoming school year. A host of organizations are sponsoring events to help meet the need. Royal Virgin Hair Xtensions has set its A Royal Back 2 School Bash for July...

Is yoga expanding in the African-American community?

Yoga is widely practiced for health benefits, stress relief and pain relief. Originating in Northern India, yoga can be defined as a Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, including breath control, simple meditation and the adoption of specific bodily postures. According to a recent study conducted...

Made to Play program put LaRose-area students on the move

The Made to Play program at LaRose Elementary School had a six-weeks mission – get kids active this summer. Catering to students in grades K-5, the focus was on providing them with one hour of physical activity five days a week. The program wrapped up...

‘Dreamgirls’ powers up at Playhouse on the Square

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“Dreamgirls” first premiered on Broadway in 1981 and appeared on the big screen in 2006. Now more than a decade after the movie premiere, the musical has opened for a run through July 15 at  Playhouse on the Square. Playhouse on the Square’s production of...

Bishop Hall and Life Together push, plan for South City remake role

Bishop David A. Hall Sr. has embraced a theme that reflects a nonprofit group’s resolve to more directly affect the course of revitalization in the inner-city section of South Memphis that is re-emerging as South City. “South City, can we have a Life Together?” That’s...

Bishop Hall and Life Together push, plan for South City remake role

Bishop David A. Hall Sr. has embraced a theme that reflects a nonprofit group’s resolve to more directly affect the course of revitalization in the inner-city section of South Memphis that is re-emerging as South City. “South City, can we have a Life Together?” That’s...

MLGW touts success with company projects

Company projects and a leadership talk by the president were the focus of a recent Memphis Light, Gas and Water session detailing the public utility’s efforts for local media. MLGW president J.T. Young said integrity, people, customers, communication, enterprise and community are the six program...