Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Community

https://youtu.be/uQUUbtFVc4A With local law enforcement on high alert, Confederate-monument sympathizers on Saturday took to the streets of Memphis and the surrounding area to decry the recent removal of three monuments saluting Confederate-era figures. In various forms, the message was that the...
With Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated set to observe the 110th year of its founding, Memphis' Beta Epsilon Omega Chapter will mark the milestone with a Founders’ Day service on Saturday, January 20, at noon at First Baptist Church-Broad. Stephanie Rawlings-Blake,...
Elijah is the one man that the Scripture tells us to look for said Student Minister Ishmael Muhammad, the keynote speaker at Mosque 55’s 2018 Saviour’s Day Observance. “Elijah Muhammad is the messiah,” Muhammad told a crowd at the Orange...
Pensacola, Fla. native Jarl T. “J.T.” Young has decided to leave the community that family, friends and acquaintances say he loves. He’s on track to move to Memphis as the next president and CEO of Memphis Light, Gas &...
Jarl “J.T.” Young’s first encounter with the Memphis City Council netted unanimous approval of his appointment as the next president and CEO of the Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division. Mayor Jim Strickland announced on Monday that Young, who serves...
Shelby County was hammered by three storms in April 2011 and there still are unmet recovery needs. Three upcoming workshops are designed to address those needs and better position the area for what may be ahead. The Shelby County Office...
by Jerome Wright For 60 years, the Annual International Tea in support of The LeMoyne-Owen College has signaled the advent of another season of faith-based fundraising for the Memphis-rooted HBCU. And so it was again last Sunday (Jan. 21.) with a...
Fifty years to the day (Feb. 1) that City of Memphis sanitation workers Echol Cole and Robert Walker were crushed to death inside of their trucks’ garbage barrel, the tragic accident was recounted near where it happened at Colonial...
The closing of the Kroger store in Orange Mound, the impact of MLK50 and a push for voter registration are all on the agenda of the Community Town Hall Forum set for Sunday at Mt. Pisgah CME Church at...
The beat of African drums performed by Kindred Spirit and African cuisine prepared by two of Memphis' premiere chefs was part of a premiere showing of "Black Panther" at the Malco Cordova Cinema Thursday evening. The Redwing Group coordinated the...