VOL. 117 | NO. 61 | Thursday, March 27, 2003
Memphis City Council member
Memphis City Council member Barbara Swearengen Holt hosts a
summit at 6:30 p.m. today at Central Station to discuss Downtown development
opportunities for African-Americans.
African-Americans and the Development Game is designed to
give attendees an understanding of Downtown development in recent years and the
direction of future projects. Center City Commission representatives will
attend the event.
To reserve seats, call 576-6797.
The National Institute for Law and Equity, the April 4th
Foundation and the Organization of American Historians are hosting a forum
titled If Dr. King Was Alive Today, What Would He Say About Our Justice
System? from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at LeMoyne-Owen Colleges Gibson Orgill
Hall, Room 111.
Panelists including U.S. District Judge Bernice B. Donald,
U.S. Circuit Judge Rita Stotts and Criminal Court Judge Chris Craft will
discuss todays justice system within the context of Dr. Martin Luther King
Jr.s desire for equality and justice.
The session is free and open to the public. Call 324-4377
U.S. Sens. Bill Frist, R-Tenn., and Lamar Alexander,
R-Tenn., announced Tennessee was awarded $472,980 by the U.S. Department of
Agriculture for a program expanding access to locally grown produce for
low-income seniors in Shelby, Davidson and Dyer counties.
The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program was established
in 2001 to provide coupons participants can exchange for fresh produce. More
than 12,000 Tennesseans are expected to benefit from the program this year.
Trinity United Methodist Church, 1738 Galloway Ave., hosts a
support group for the families of military service personnel from 7 p.m. to
8:30 p.m. each Monday.
Morgan Keegan and WKNO host Chris Ferrell of Public Radio
Internationals Sound Money and PBS Right on the Money April 7-8 in
Memphis and Jackson, Tenn. Ferrell speaks in Memphis at 7 p.m. April 7 at the
Fogelman Executive Center. Tickets are $10 for WKNO members and $15 for
He speaks at a Jackson luncheon at noon April 8 at Lambuth
University. Tickets are $15 each or $100 for tables of eight. For tickets, call