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BJTS 8-18-22

BJTS 8-18-22

1)Captain Joe Howard with the Little Rock Black firefighters F.L.A.M.E. Presents Project Fresh Start at Dunbar community center 1001 W. 16th St. in Little Rock, this Saturday from 9 until supplies run out. Free backpacks,  school supplies, voter registration, and physicals for more information call 501-256-7137 or FLAME on Facebook.  2)Johnnie Brown retired Pine Bluff…

BJTS 8-11-22

BJTS 8-11-22

1)State Senator Linda Chesterfield with First Missionary Baptist Church and Aunt/Mom Basic Tribe foundation with the Annual back 2 School Bash this Saturday 1 til 3pm 701 S. Gaines St., Little Rock free backpacks, school supplies, hair cuts, food and more. For more information visit fmbc.littlerock@gmail.com 2) Sam Da barber and Beautiful Feet Beautiful Minds present…

BJTS 8-4-22

BJTS 8-4-22

1)Dr. Karen Stevenson and Pastor George Parks with New Hope Baptist Church 1821 Edmonds St. in North Little Rock for their Back-to-school Health Free school supplies (kids must be present) free immunization and Free physicals This Saturday 9 AM until 12 noon. For more information visit the New Hope Baptist Church Facebook page or call…

BJTS 7-28-22

BJTS 7-28-22

1)BK Simmons, event coordinator. Dr. Ronda Henry Tilmen and Dr. Caryn Crowell with UAMS the presenting sponsors for this year‘s Midsouth Black Expo this Saturday at The venue at Westwind. Free health screenings special guest speakers and a special appearance from Bobby Portis starting at 9 AM until 4 PM for more information visit midsouthblackexpo.com. 2)Taylor…

WILLIAM HART THE DELFONICS LEAD SINGER DEAD AT 77

WILLIAM HART THE DELFONICS LEAD SINGER DEAD AT 77

William “Poogie” Hart, the Grammy-award-winning lead singer of the R&B band The Delfonics, has died, TMZ has learned. His son, Hadi, tells TMZ … William was having trouble breathing so he was recently taken to Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, where he passed away Thursday from complications during surgery. Getty William and his brother, Wilbert, launched the…

Medical examiner: Jayland Walker was shot dozens of times

Medical examiner: Jayland Walker was shot dozens of times

 Jayland Walker, the 25-year-old Black man who died last month at the hands of police in Akron, Ohio, was shot dozens of times, with 26 bullets recovered from his body, according to a preliminary autopsy report released Friday. Dr. Lisa Kohler, the Summit County medical examiner, said it was impossible for her office to say…

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