Monday, July 13, 2020

Community

Come noon today (June 19), www.cdcoshops.com opens as the online, buy-in portal for the first annual “Juneteenth Shop Black Virtual Experience.” Cynthia Daniels & Co. is driving this one-day shopping extravaganza. At its corps, the virtual event will highlight and...
After pushback from teachers and school board members, Saturday school is out as an option to help Memphis students catch up after missing 44 days of school because of coronavirus concerns. Instead, Shelby County Schools leaders are considering other options...
Days after an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” that netted his school $25,000, Bruce Elementary School Principal Archie Moss Jr. said he still is “in shock about the attention…. “But it absolutely speaks to the community that we have...
An open letter to local elected officials and corporate leaders signals the presence of a new black-led coalition of local nonprofit leaders with a list of "measures to stop police brutality and reverse the effects of entrenched systems of...
Back to the airport James Cook arrived at Memphis International Airport at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday (June 10). No, he was not scheduled to catch an early morning flight. He had to get ready to reopen his Lenny’s Grill and Subs. He...
by Mesha Crump -- Public safety as we recognize it stands to be forever changed as protests in close to 150 American cities ignited in response to the killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officer Derek...
For veteran Memphis Police Department officer Michael Williams, president of the Memphis Police Association, the burgeoning calls for conversations on police reform are warranted. He simply thinks the discussions need to be in coordination with the police and not against...
Members of the Black Ministerial Association (BMA) have spoken out against the shooting of an unarmed, mentally challenged man in front of the Circle K store at U.S. 64 and Rock Creek Parkway in Cordova. “No man has the right...
Memphis-based Wundher, a digital movement designed to encourage women, will host a dynamic line-up of  popular speakers in a power-packed, three-hour confab on Saturday, June 6, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., CST, airing on the BlueJeans conferencing platform. “Our...
Now that a draft report has outlined potential savings if Memphis Light Gas and Water Division (MLGW) ends its 80-plus-year partnership with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the city-owned utility company still has serious discussions ahead before making a...