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Phil Bredesen has opened 24 Tennessee Victory community organizing offices across the state to provide a way for people to pick up yard signs and sign up to volunteer for his campaign for the U.S. senate. Offices have been opened in Whitehaven, Midtown, Bartlett and Germantown, as well as six...
by Dr. Sybil C. Mitchell Now is the time to strike – while the iron is hot, so to speak. A VIP invitation to leaders of the Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association (BFAA) make them hopeful that more than $1.2 billion will finally be paid out to African-American farmers who were...
By now, no one should be surprised that Kanye West is a fan of President Donald Trump. It’s been months since he first posted a selfie wearing a “Make America Great Again” cap, so the surprise should be gone. And yet, there we were again Monday morning, talking about West...
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Shameless admission: I like watching ABC's The View. It's something of a tradition, in that it was part of my mother's routine while I was her full-time caregiver. But it's always at its best when Whoopi Goldberg is moderating -- she somehow manages to bring wit and wisdom in...
Harold Ford Jr. turned to Twitter on Thursday afternoon in response to sexual misconduct allegations that led Morgan Stanley to fire the former congressman, who represented the Ninth Congressional District that encompasses Memphis. “I will now be bringing legal action against the reporter who made these false claims about me...
By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) was the first member of the Congressional Black Caucus to leave his job after the “MeToo” hashtag galvanized women to speak up about sexual misconduct, harassment and more. Too bad that impetus did not float up to the top, where...
For Rainbow PUSH Coalition President Joseph Kyles, a recent trip accompanying Rainbow PUSH Coalition Rev. Jesse Jackson to the hurricane-devastated island of Puerto Rico was extremely humbling. Fifty-one deaths had been associated with the destruction as of Tuesday (Oct. 24). At one point, less than nine percent of the island...
Terry Crews’ tweet (@terrycrews via Twitter) Terry Crews took to Twitter Tuesday to say that the whole Harvey Weinstein situation is giving him post-traumatic stress disorder. You may be asking yourself why, but in a series of 16 tweets, Crews explains that women are not the only ones who have...
by Ed Gordon -- It looks as though R.Kelly won’t survive the docu-series Surviving R.Kelly.  The long-time embattled singer who for years has been able to escape charges of physical and sexual abuse against women, rumors of keeping women in a “sex cult” and decades of allegations that he...
Omarosa Manigault Newman is out here lying. Wait, y’all know that she likes to sue so let me clean it up a bit. Omarosa Manigault Newman is getting ahead of the rumors which claim she took her earrings off and Vasline’d her face after White House Chief of Staff...