Monday, July 4, 2022

News

Ashley Tucker jumped started her virtual online hairstyle training class on Feb. 26 with these exhortative questions: “Is everybody ready? Excited?”  The four-hour class educated her audience about locs, a type of dreadlock, and braiding techniques, and how to care...
It is impossible these days to turn on your television and not see or hear about people being assaulted, robbed or, worse, murdered in our community. Crime is clearly on the rise in Memphis and other urban communities throughout our...
A voters’ rights coalition promised a legal showdown in court if all early voting sites are not open on day one for the May 3 election. That scenario surfaced after the Shelby County Election Commission’s decision to limit early voting...
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If you’re like me, you remember your grandmother hand-churning ice cream on the back porch in the summer. There was nothing better than that sweet, cold treat on a hot Memphis summer day. Black women are known for making...
“What do we want?” was the call and “Union” was the response as the Rev. Dr. William Barber II led a march along Poplar Avenue in support of Starbucks employees moving to organize. Barber, president and senior lecturer at Repairers...
U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo Tuesday (March 8) praised the “creative and innovative” spirit of African-American female entrepreneurs during a luncheon in Memphis on International Women’s History Day. Engaging with African-American women business owner, Adeyemo lauded...
The 7th Annual Memphis Black Restaurant Week is off to a great start and preliminary reports indicate that participating eateries are winning big in 2022. “I love to go out to the restaurants and check things out for myself,” said...
Founded by entrepreneur Cynthia Daniels, the 2022 edition of Memphis Black Restaurant Week features 28 African-American-owned eateries geared up to share their culinary delights through March 12. For a complete list of participating restaurants, go to the Memphis Black...
by the Rev. Dr. Rosalyn R. Nichols -- With the close of Black History Month and as we usher in Lent, I find myself asking, what is faith really? What does faith look like really? Is faith found in the hull...