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…read more »

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…read more »

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…read more »

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…read more »

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…read more »

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…read more »

‘I Deserve Better’ — After Signing A $12M Deal With adidas Straight Out Of High School, Tracy McGrady Could Soon Make His Exit

In 1997, Tracy McGrady was among the top NBA recruits entering the draft. Coming straight out of North Carolina’s Mt. Zion Christian Academy, the 18-year-old athlete initially dreamed of playing college basketball before entering the draft. However, a massive endorsement deal changed the game. Before his plans to join the University of Kentucky team, McGrady was offered a six-year, $12 million…read more »

BJTS 7-14-22

1)Antwon “Turtle” Jones and Charles Benson to talk about this Saturday’s Little Rock Peace Walk 10am starting at Arkansas Baptist and conclude at the Arkansas state capital. Former ABC graduate Broadway Joe will be a part of the march for more information call 501-912-9922. 2)Brenda Richardson Gilbert with the Horace Mann School Transitional Class of ’72…read more »

BJTS 7-7-22

1)John Miller event coordinator for CALS,The Central Arkansas Library System’s Arkansas Sounds series is proud to present two-time Grammy Award winner, Blues Hall of Fame member, 13-time Blues Music Award winner, and B.B. King Entertainer of the Year Bobby Rush for an uintimate acoustic solo show at CALS Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Avenue,…read more »

BJTS 6-30-22

1)DuSun Scarbrough the executive director of the Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission to talk about Friday’s Unity in the community Festival in Monticello Arkansas McCloy Park from 12 noon until 5 PM featuring Steve Russell of the group Troop, Tony Terry, Glynn Jones and Willie Brown of the comedy team Willie and Lester. This…read more »