Monday, January 17, 2022

Community

A federal judge has modified a 1978 court order to broaden the constitutionally protected political activity of residents. The court-ordered changes cover social media and other advancements of the digital age, according to a release from the ACLU-TN. The modifications, issued...
They came from all over Orange Mound to celebrate Juneteenth. Saturday (June 19) was a historic day of celebration commemorating the day emancipation came to 250,000 African-American people in Texas, more than two and a half years after the Emancipation...
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As day gave way to night on Monday, there was no give in the grip of the winter storm that has the Greater Memphis area braving single-digit temperatures and multi-inch fallen snow and ice. Officially, a winter-storm warning still was...
Riverside Missionary Baptist Church is having its third annual Sip & See Community Baby Shower from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday (September 25). During the drive-thru event, 200 families with children ages five and under will receive free...
by Brianna Smith-Herman -- “If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk. If you can’t walk, then crawl. But whatever you do, you must keep moving forward.” -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. While life during a global...
Stax Music Academy (SMA) will host a youth songwriting workshop with Jozzy Donald scheduled on November 12 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The “Old Town Road” songwriter will share tips on hit songwriting, deconstruct song hooks, and provide a...
Shelby County’s largest investment in Pre-K, new voting machines and funding for the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) are included in the $1.3 billion budget the Shelby County Board of Commissioners approved after a lengthy session Monday night. “I think...
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis will host their annual Youth of the Year Competition on February 5th at The University Center Theater on the University of Memphis Campus from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Youth of the Year...
by Anasa Troutman -- This spring at Historic Clayborn Temple our In This Place initiative is blooming.  In the spirit of cooperation, Historic Clayborn Temple engages in collective visioning of the future we are working towards. Simply put, the future we want...