Monday, May 25, 2020

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Black Restaurants cooking up ways to keep it moving!

TSD freelance videographer Terrisa C. Mark looks at the challenges faced by African-American restaurants during the pandemic and the creative way many are responding. https://youtu.be/v3vBP8983kM

COVID-19 could not stop Easter Joy on Jackson Ave.

TSDMemphis.com videographer Terrisa C. Mark found Easter joy being dispensed in baskets to children, who rolled through a drive-thru lane set up at 2418 Jackson Ave. by Greater Galatian Missionary Baptist Church members determined to keep tradition going, albeit altered.

LOC’s student-athletes, coaches adjusting to COVID-19 reality

When the balls stop bouncing and a college’s basketball season ends, relationships between players tend to roll on, with some gathering at the gym between classes to chat hoops or simply keep up with what’s going on in Memphis. Just such a routine was unfolding...

One-point losses have LOC’s Magicians seeing double

Fans at Bruce Johnson Hall on Saturday evening could not believe their eyes as the LeMoyne-Owen College men’s basketball team lost to Spring Hill College by just one point (67-66). What made it so unbelievable was that just two hours before, the Lady Magicians lost...

Praises at Oak Grove church in light of Black History Month

A joyous day of singing and praising occurred on Sunday morning at the Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church at 7289 U.S. 64. Church organizers and head Pastor Donald L. Johnson set aside the second Sunday of the month of February to honor African-American pioneers of...

LeMOYNE-OWEN: Magicians set for rematches against Lane College on Monday

Having split a recent pair of games against regional SIAC rival Lane College – the LeMoyne Owen men narrowly won while the women narrowly lost – both teams will get another chance when they travel to Jackson, Tenn. for afternoon games on Monday, Feb....

LeMOYNE OWEN BASKETBALL: Magicians look to bounce back against Central State University on Saturday

The LeMoyne Owen men's basketball team split a pair of road games recently and look to bounce back when Central State University comes to Bruce Johnson Hall on Saturday. Last Saturday, LOC outscored Spring Hill College 88-79 at the Arthur. R Outlaw Recreation Center in...

LeMOYNE-OWEN BASKETBALL: After consecutive losses, Lady Magicians defeated but optimistic for upcoming home game

The Lemoyne-Owen women's basketball team has continued to struggle in the New Year, losing their last two games. Last Saturday, the Lady Magicians played SIAC rival Spring Hill College in Mobile, Ala., losing 60-51. Lamontazia Blair led all scorers in the game with 16 points, including...

Earl Lloyd Sports Legacy Symposium leaves lasting message despite Grizzlies losing their winning streak

The 2020 MLK day basketball game is now history and while it will be remembered by some as the day the Memphis Grizzlies ended their seven-game winning streak, some will remember the messages they receive from some living legends. Sports icons that could be seen...

WATCH: WNBA champion Swoopes, NFL champ Doug Williams discuss HBCUs at MLK panel

Honorees for the Memphis Grizzlies' Earl Lloyd Sports Legacy award gathered for a discussion at the National Civil Rights Museum on the Intersectionality of Sports and Race – and among the topics were the role that historically black colleges and universities play in athletics. Hosted...