Friday, January 15, 2021

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The Sister-Nomic$ Economic Empowerment Workshop was a power-packed session of financial schooling, notwithstanding its virtual format Tuesday Jan. 5) evening. The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc.-Memphis Chapter sponsored the two-hour workshop. The featured speaker was financial planner Charles...
A LIVE conversation with NASA astronaut Victor J. Glover Jr. from the International Space Station will be among the highlights of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.’s 107th Anniversary Virtual Global Founders’ Day Celebration on Saturday (Jan. 9). Micheal E. Cristal,...
by James A. Washington Jr. -- If I haven’t before, let me ask you now: Can somebody explain a “faith walk” to me?  I frequently refer to my own spiritual transformation that way and I’ve had others describe this “thing” that...
A host of Tennessee lawmakers condemned President Donald Trump after his supporters swarmed the U.S. Capitol Wednesday to contest the results from the November election. Trump supporters breached the U.S. Capitol in protest of the election results, which they contend...
by Stacy M. Brown --  After watching African Americans protest the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others, many in Black communities called law enforcement’s response to Wednesday’s storming of the U.S. Capitol tepid at best. “So imagine Black...
by James Coleman -- Memphis Police Department Director Michael Rallings on Tuesday (Jan. 5) defended the slow implementation of the revival of COACT (community action) units, one of the recommendations of the Public Safety Task Force, blaming the COVID-19 pandemic...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver said he was caught off guard by the negative response after he ended his opening prayer on the first day of the new Congress by saying, “Amen and A-woman.” Cleaver, a United...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Angry supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in a chaotic protest aimed at thwarting a peaceful transfer of power, forcing lawmakers to be rushed from the building and interrupting challenges to...
ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats — and with them, the U.S. Senate majority — as final votes were counted Wednesday, serving President Donald Trump a stunning defeat in his last days in office while dramatically...
As civil servants go, Teresa Jones was willing to be measured by her attentiveness to those she committed to serve and the reaction to her death over the weekend reflected that she hit that mark with regularity. The Memphis Municipal...
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