Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Community

One of Memphis’ own, the Dickerson family, will face off against another lucky family on the immensely poplar "Family Feud" game show on Monday (October 7) at 3 p.m. on Fox-13. The Dickerson’s flew to Los Angeles earlier this year...
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...
The funeral service industry has long been a male-dominated one, but times are changing as more women are entering into the profession and breaking down stereotypes. Madeline Lyles and Dana Taylor are staking their claim as the founders of the...
Dr. Alicia Golston has been promoted to dean of students at Rhodes College, effective July 1, 2019. She served as associate dean of students in 2017 and became associate dean for student experience in 2018. Prior to joining Rhodes, Golston...
“Now, let me get this straight. You are a successful attorney, making a good salary, and you are about to make partner, which will give you even more money,” Phoebe Roaf’s mother said. “But you want to leave all...
“...It was Wednesday, early morning. I sat outside her room at the window in ICU. A wonderful nurse named Emily was there at my mother’s bedside. Emily was playing a song taken from Psalms 23 called ‘Safe in His...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gyp5b0wbGQ I'm originally from Holly Springs, Mississippi, the birthplace of legendary journalist and anti-lynching activist Ida B. Wells-Barnett. As mayor, my dad helped make sure her birth site was preserved and it's now the location of the Ida B. Wells-Barnett...
A giant mural now stretches along the expanse of a corner at Lamar Ave. and Airways Blvd., the unofficial gateway into Orange Mound, Memphis’ first African-American community built by African Americans. It’s a bigger-than-life, explosion of vibrant color and artistry...
The 7th Annual 100 Black Men Holiday Soiree was held at Central Station recently. Each year the organization alights upon the “newnownext” venue of the moment. So, it was no surprise that “The 100” christened the event space at...
https://www.facebook.com/MediaJustice/videos/2747747571970138/ Local community organizer and activist Keedran Franklin participated in a briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington DC Thursday morning (March 5), telling lawmakers his story of landing on the wrong watchlist and how ongoing surveillance has impacted his life. Franklin...