Mississippi Resists Pressure To Remove Confederate Flag

After white nationalists marched with the Confederate battle flag last weekend amid violent demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, critics said the identical emblem should be removed from Mississippi’s flag.  This is the second time in two years that the issue has been presented. So far, Mississippi has resisted. Mississippi is the last state with a …Read More

Statues Defaced In Philadelphia and Arizona After Charlottesville

The statue of Frank Rizzo, the former police commissioner from 1961 to 1968 and mayor of Philadelphia from 1972 to 1980, was defaced with spray paint Wednesday night. He is known for his violent and horrible relationship with the African American and LGBT communities. A statue erected in his honor in the city was defaced …Read More

WRTM-FM Mourns The Passing Of Bishop John C. Evans, Jr

WRTM-FM, staff, and management along with all the friends and followers of Bishop John C. Evans, Jr mourns his passing on Sunday August 13th. Bishop Evans, pastor of Jerusalem Gospel Mission was heard on WRTM-FM Sunday mornings at 8:30am. His warm encouraging voice will be greatly missed. Our condolences goes out to his family, friends and followers.

Florida Couple Adopts Seven Siblings

A Florida couple that has dreamt of having children got their wish. Dashoan and Sofia Olds recently adopted seven children, all siblings who had been previously separated among several foster families. It all started when the couple was watching a news story on NewsChannel 7/Local 18 about seen kids who had been dived up between several foster families. …Read More

Teens From African Robotics Team Disappear From Washington D.C.

Police are investigating the sudden disappearance of six teens from the D.C. area after they competed in an international robotics competition this week NBC reports. The teens, aged 16-18, vanished Tuesday after participating in the FIRST Global Challenge. The D.C Police Department identified them on Twitter as: Audrey Mwamikazi, 17; Aristide Irambona, 18; Kevin Sabumukiza, …Read More

O.J. Simpson Freed

OJ Simpson will be paroled after serving nine years in prison for a botched bid to retrieve sports memorabilia in Las Vegas. A Nevada parole board decided Thursday that the 70-year-old former football, TV and movie star will be released in October after serving his minimum term for armed robbery, assault with a weapon, …Read More