Tag: Tennessee

Black Man Making A DoorDash Delivery Tased By Cop During Traffic Stop

Just a few days after a Black driver working on the set of Grey’s Anatomy sued the LAPD for falsely arresting him in front of the show’s crew last year, another Black man driving for a high-profile company experienced his own DWB situation thanks… Continue Reading “Black Man Making A DoorDash Delivery Tased By Cop During Traffic Stop”

Katt Williams Comedy Show In Nashville Abruptly Ends After A Bomb Threat

Veteran comedian Katt Williams is known as an elder statesman in the world of standup, but his latest show in Tennessee proved to be no laughing matter after a potential bomb threat shut things down prematurely. Before security came and snatched #kattwilliams off stage.… Continue Reading “Katt Williams Comedy Show In Nashville Abruptly Ends After A Bomb Threat”

Bill Introduced To Rename Memphis VA Medical Center After Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. Luke Weathers Jr.

Although Black History Month is reserved specifically for February, the celebration of our historic icons and pioneers never truly ends. As one of the latest examples of that theory, Congressman Steve Cohen has just introduced a bill to rename the VA Medical Center in… Continue Reading “Bill Introduced To Rename Memphis VA Medical Center After Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. Luke Weathers Jr.”

Elderly Black Woman Exonerated After Spending 27 Years in Prison For Niece’s Murder

We’ve all heard unfortunate tales of Black men being imprisoned for decades only to be exonerated after they’re discovered  to be innocent all along, but rarely do we ever hear stories of it happening to women. Sadly a 74-year-old Black woman named Joyce Watkins… Continue Reading “Elderly Black Woman Exonerated After Spending 27 Years in Prison For Niece’s Murder”

Nashville Black-Owned Hospice Helping Black Families Say Goodbye With Love & Care

In a year that’s been plagued with death for multiple reasons, ranging from disease and police brutality to unfortunately violence within our own communities, many Black people have spent more time than intended in 2021 burying our loved ones. That becomes even more evident… Continue Reading “Nashville Black-Owned Hospice Helping Black Families Say Goodbye With Love & Care”

Two Men Come To Blows In The Middle Of Christmas Church Service In Chattanooga

Christmas is usually a day reserved for spending time with the ones you love, and many families tend to celebrate by going to church. However, things weren’t so merry at Olivet Baptist Church in Chattanooga, Tennessee this past Sunday after two men burst into… Continue Reading “Two Men Come To Blows In The Middle Of Christmas Church Service In Chattanooga”

Meharry Medical College President Surprises Tennessee Students With $10K Each, No Strings Attached

The president of Meharry Medical College in Tennessee announced Monday that all of its 956 students will be gifted $10,000 each, with no strings attached. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. Days later, the money began arriving via direct deposit into… Continue Reading “Meharry Medical College President Surprises Tennessee Students With $10K Each, No Strings Attached”

Nashville Man Charged With Assault After Viral Attack on Black Worker in Parking Garage [VIDEO]

A Nashville man has been charged with assault after he and his mother physically assaulted a Black male worker in the secure garage of their apartment building on Saturday night. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. As reported by The Daily Dot, cellphone… Continue Reading “Nashville Man Charged With Assault After Viral Attack on Black Worker in Parking Garage [VIDEO]”

Tennessee Educator Fired After Teaching Students About White Privilege

A Tennessee teacher was fired last school year for teaching his students that white privilege is real, not a theory. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. Matthew Hawn, a high school teacher in Sullivan County, Tenn., was accused of being insubordinate and… Continue Reading “Tennessee Educator Fired After Teaching Students About White Privilege”

‘Racist Karen’ and Her Son Harass Black Employee In Parking Garage [VIDEO]

A new day brings yet another new viral video of a racist white woman harassing a Black person for simply being… Black. As reported by The Daily Dot, cellphone footage shows “a white woman and her son shouting at a Black employee that he didn’t “belong”… Continue Reading “‘Racist Karen’ and Her Son Harass Black Employee In Parking Garage [VIDEO]”