Monday, October 25, 2021

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Ford and Domino’s Pizza are teaming up to test self-driving pizza delivery cars in Michigan, as part of an effort to better understand how customers respond to and interact with autonomous vehicles. In the coming weeks, randomly selected Domino’s customers...
They wore clerical collars and vestments, their heads covered with Kippahs and Taqiyahs. Religious leaders and congregants rallied Monday in Washington to say “the soul of the nation” is at stake. The leaders of multiple faiths near the Martin Luther...
Lowering inflammation using a drug called canakinumab cut the risk of heart attacks and stroke and also lowered lung cancer risk, independent of cholesterol. Researchers say they've proven a long-held theory about heart disease: that lowering inflammation may be nearly...
By Rev. Earle J. Fisher, Special to TSDMemphis.com "It won’t change anything.” Not immediately. “Don’t you have better things to worry about than statues?” Yes...and no. There are critics of removing the Nathan Bedford Forrest and Jefferson Davis statues on both sides. Supporters of...
(Bloomberg) -- Google once had Barack Obama’s ear, served as a revolving door for White House staff and saw its political agenda advance. In Donald Trump’s Washington, some conservatives say it’s gotten so powerful it should be regulated like...
By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) During a conference call with reporters, Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), pledged to revisit the debate around impeachment when Congress returns after Labor Day and announced...
by Carlton E. Smith Special to The New Tri-State Defender Editor’s Note: When TSD staffer Lee Eric Smith learned that his older brother Carlton was in Charlottesville, Va. to take a stand against racism, he did two things: First, Lee checked...
By Stacy M Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Legendary civil rights activist and comedian Dick Gregory died on Saturday. He was 84. Friends, family and celebrities took to social media to honor the icon and innovator of the Black community. “It is with enormous...
A charter school opening next year in midtown Memphis has been awarded a $2.5 million grant through a national contest aimed at reinventing America’s high schools. Leaders of Crosstown High announced Wednesday that it’s receiving the money over five years...
The lone victim killed during a peaceful counter-protest against white supremacist hate during the Charlottesville, Va., rally Saturday, has been identified as Heather Heyer. While police have not officially identified the woman who died in the crash, family and friends...