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Bishop Charles E. Blake Sr., the Presiding Bishop of the Church of God in Christ, and Saki S. Middleton, the President of John Stanley, Inc. commenced construction on a 77-unit affordable rental townhome family project on Wednesday. The project is a public-private partnership with the City of Memphis Division of...
October 13 - Hi-Tone Cafe is hosting a Friday The 13th Costume Party and Spooky Show. For those who love art, extravagance, music and all things spooky, you’re in for a treat. There will be live performances and an art showcase. Admission is $5. Doors open at 9:30 p.m....
Late last year, the Rev. Dr. Alvin O’Neal Jackson got a call from an officer at the National Civil Rights Museum asking him to chair the museum’s National MLK50 Clergy Executive Committee. After an illustrious ministerial career – including a long run at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church – he’d...
The Halloran Centre was filled to capacity as fashion extraordinaire Ashley Dean, CEO of Dean’s House of Fashion, presented the fourth installment of her highly-anticipated runway show “The Weight is Over” on Sunday. Sponsored by plus-size retailer Lane Bryant, the show was dedicated to full-figured women of all shapes and...
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Gospel artist Jonathan Nelson – a multiple winner of Stellar Awards – sings about what he believes. So when he sounds out the first verse of “Anything Can Happen,” he’s giving testament to his belief that “because God is near, anything can happen in here.” Nelson will be here –...
 The “A Question of Faith” Interview with Kam WilliamsFields Revealed! Kim Fields is a veteran actress with an eminent household name, starring in twolong – running series, NBC’s “Facts of Life” and Fox’ “Living Single”. Both shows remain in worldwide syndication, consistently reinforcing her place as a global, pop...
  Ask Tina Campbell if she’s sad about her popular reality show Mary Mary ending after six seasons, and the Grammy Award-winning gospel powerhouse will flat out tell you, “No.” “Actually, I’m not. I’m ready to move on,” the colorfully coiffed and outspoken member of platinum-selling duo Mary Mary recently told...
The Freedmen’s Bureau/drawn by A.R. Waud (Library of Congress)Post-Civil War records point to a common fate for many African Americans after emancipation.Dear Professor Gates:I’m searching for any information on my third great-grandfather Hardy Dykes, who was born in 1843. I assume that he was born in or near...
When two strangers decided to start a business serving community nonprofits, they had no idea it would become one of the most sought after, minority-owned businesses in Memphis In August, Kingdom Quality Communications (KQ) celebrated a decade in business. Despite the eminent success, co-founders Renee Malone and Terrell Gatewood said...
The brand will honor the late singer next summer. On the heels of MAC's wildly successful collection inspired by the late Selena Quintanilla, the company announced this morning that come summer 2018, it will release (and consequently sell out of) a limited-edition collection inspired by R&B phenomenon Aaliyah. 20 Outfits Only Aaliyah Could Pull Off Much like the...