BJTS 5-25-23

1)Ebony Kimbrough with the 2023 Juneteenth Arkansas Festival Saturday, June 17th in Little Rock with a Parade starting at 11am, the festival is from 3 to 8:30 and fireworks afterwards. It all happens at Interstate Park. For more information call 501-859-3306 (tel:501-859-3306)or visit ( 2)Janet Troutman Ward, Palaski County Tax Assessor reminding everyone that…read more »

2nd Annual LIVE LOL Fest – Feat. Rickey Smiley

Comedy legend and entertainment mogul Rickey Smiley is a television host, actor and top rated nationally syndicated radio personality, and has become one of the entertainment industry’s most celebrated performers. Most recently, his memoir Stand by Your Truth And Then Run for Your Life was released by Gallery Books, he joined the Martin Lawrence 2018…read more »

Luenell LIVE – June 10th

While she may be small in stature, she more than makes up for it with her big personality, booming voice, and infectious laughter. Born in Tollette, Arkansas and raised in Oakland, California, Luenell has been thrilling audiences with her brand of comedy for more than 30 years. Her body of work spans television, film, and includes her…read more »

BJT 5-18-23

)Rhonda Aaron founder of Sister Friends United a 501c3 non-profit organization consist of a diverse sisterhood of women ranging in age from 27-61. Founded in October 2007 became incorporated in the State of Arkansas with a mission to “empower women to better serve the community”. This Saturday they are hosting their 15th annual “Women of…read more »

BJTS 4-20-23

1)James O Williams, founder and Philip Hood board member to talk about the Caddy Academy a nonprofit organization providing youth from challenged social and economic backgrounds the opportunity to learn the game of golf, in a safe environment. Their 2023 youth conference is coming on Saturday, May 6 at Horace Mann middle school for more…read more »

BJTS 4-13-23

1)Demetrius Randall Co-founder of Benevolent Hearts, Inc. Teaming with Rise Above Alcohol and Drugs (RAAD) for the Succeed Without Weed Youth Informational Conference this Saturday evening 7:30 to 9:30 at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center in LR. Youth eight and older, are encouraged to attend accompanied by parents, and get information on peer pressure from…read more »

BJTS 3-23-23

1)Paul Person,Interim Director of Recruitment and Admissions to talk about the Philander Smith College S.T.A.R.T. Summer Bridge Program. It’s a five-week academic enrichment and leadership development program that provides a seamless transitional opportunity for first-time freshmen to get an early and strong start on their college careers. Open to all High School Graduates who plan…read more »

Tony! Toni! Toné! reuniting for tour, teases Raphael Saadiq

Tony! Toni! Toné!, the hitmaking R&B group of the 1990s, is returning to the road with its original lineup, according to co-founder Raphael Saadiq. On Wednesday, Saadiq posted a photo to his Instagram page of himself with former groupmates, brother D’Wayne Wiggins and cousin Timothy Christian Riley. The picture said, “Raphael Saadiq Revisits Tony! Toni! Toné!” along…read more »

An HBCU alumna has become Vanderbilt’s first Black woman neurosurgery resident

After close to a century, Vanderbilt University’s neurosurgery residency program will have its first Black woman resident. Tamia Potter is the first Black woman to accept a spot in the neurosurgery position at the university’s medical center in Nashville, Tennessee. The 26-year-old received the news on March 17 – better known to medical students as…read more »