Thursday, October 22, 2020

Lifestyle

We don’t have to tell anyone who reads this newspaper that Black Lives Matter. However, we want to be sure to emphasize that Black Leadership and Black Influence matters as well. These four young professionals are well-placed and poised to...
by Brittany Holst -- My Father’s Day salute starts with a stick shift (manual transmission) and after I bought my first car. I learned to drive an automatic-transmission car in high school. Later, while in college studying communication, I decided to...
by Aaron Morrison and Kat Staffor -- In just about any other year, Juneteenth, the observance commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S., would be marked by African American families across the nation with a cookout, a parade, a...
A star-studded spectacle of contemporary, uplifting gospel was recently attended by thousands. Its host? Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church. “A Night of Hope” dazzled virtual attendees, who tuned in Friday, June 5. The event featured the popular stylings of three young gospel artists...
Most Black Memphians and Mississippians have some cousins “Up South,” which is Chicago. While blues and jazz may have traveled “up river” from the Bayou, the Delta and the Bluff City, Chicago sent house music “down river.” It traveled...
Rap Snacks, Inc. — a hip-hop culture favorite — is expanding its bold chip flavor with the launch of its latest chips featuring Memphis rapper MoneyBagg Yo. Moneybagg Yo Rap Snacks are set to hit stores by mid-summer. Rap Snacks, Inc....
On Feb, 26, when Joanna Lewis Walton gave birth to Journey Gracelynn Walton, the delivery was relatively uneventful. Shortly after they came home, COVID-19 changed life as they knew it, including the fact that she will not be able to...
It was back in December that Evan Fields and fiancé, Christian Christopher, got a new gift in their household: six-year-old Taylor Christian. Now, on her third Mother’s Day celebration, she is mother of two, instead of one. “Right before the...
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...
by Tom Jones -- (POYNTER) --  Of all the thousands upon thousands of stories and projects produced by American media last year, perhaps the one most-talked about was The New York Times Magazine’s ambitious “The 1619 Project,” which recognized the 400th anniversary...
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