Why ‘New Chicago’ says ‘No’ to Memphis 3.O

March 27, 2019 Carma Henry 0

     Memphis 3.0. is a proposed land use and development plan envisioned as a 20-year road map? With several dozen North Memphis residents on hand for “a show of force,” the Memphis City Council on Tuesday put off its initial vote on the plan for two weeks, pending a community meeting. […]

Norton, Garza Receive NNPA Awards at Black Press Week Ceremony

March 27, 2019 Carma Henry 0

     “What an honor to receive this affirmation from what I refer to as the source,” said Norton, who has fought to help the Black Press receive advertising from the federal government, whose various agencies has spent nearly $5 billion on ads over the past decade but just 5 percent of those dollars spent with African American-owned media. […]

Gary Clark Jr. Live at the Beacon Theater

March 27, 2019 Carma Henry 0

     Born in Austin, Texas and playing since age 12, his command of the instrument is just about unequaled in this day and age of rock star posers. His style, a blend of blues, rock, soul and a wisp of hip-hop, is unique. It’s his brand as much as the Pharrell-size hats he wears. […]

Amid adversity, Doris Hill says, ‘act like we want to live’

March 27, 2019 Carma Henry 0

     “Mark Twain said the two most important days in a person’s life is the day they were born, and the day they figure out why,” said Hill. “I am so grateful that a year before my husband was tragically killed, I figured out my ‘Why.’ The Lord wanted me to plant the seeds that became the ESPN Academy, our after-school program for students on all grade levels.” […]

Tuskegee students honored at Emerging Researchers National STEM Conference

March 27, 2019 Carma Henry 0

     Tuskegee University was well-represented at the recent Emerging Researchers National Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in Washington, D.C. The annual conference seeks to help undergraduate and graduate students enhance their science communication skills and to better understand how to prepare for science careers in a global workforce. […]

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