Category : News

News / Black Local and National News - 20 hours ago

Memphis Bassist Gets Handy Award

By Tribune Staff The late, great Memphis jazz bassist Jamil Nasser (George Joyner) was given a W.C. Handy award Sunday in Memphis. It was part of a series of activities designed to honor the standout musician whose exploits are chronicled in the new...

1 day ago

Kick the habit on Great American Smokeout Day

Just before noon on a cold Monday morning, Lisa Deamon, 55, a Dallas County resident, joins 13 others for group therapy at Parkland Memorial Hospital where she shares her struggles and her accomplishments as she works on kicking her smoking habit for...

News / Politics - 1 day ago

Smollett Demands Chicago Pay Up

The following article, Smollett Demands Chicago Pay Up, was first published on The Black Sphere. Smollett knows he’s been banished from the A-list, and there’s no coming back from the damage he’s done. He single-handedly wiped Empir...

News / Black Local and National News - 2 days ago

Is Bernie Sanders electable?

by Chris Wright In his 2007 classic “Deer Hunting With Jesus: Dispatches from America’s Class War“ – a book that, in the age of Donald Trump, is more relevant than ever – Joe Bageant makes an observation that cuts to the nub of the matter....