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Susan Gray School Currently Seeking Applications for Children

Susan Gray School Currently Seeking Applications for Children

By Kurt Brobeck Peabody College’s Susan Gray School for Children has long been known at Vanderbilt and in the Nashville community as a resource for early childhood education of children with developmental disabilities. Not everyone knows, [...]

Charges of Discrimination Surface at Gupton College

Charges of Discrimination Surface at Gupton College

NASHVILLE, TN — Since 1946 John A. Gupton College has offered a professional curriculum in funeral arts and sciences. The small liberal arts college located on Church Street in North Nashville is a little more than [...]

Korean Comedians Wear Blackface Again: Will They Ever Stop

Korean Comedians Wear Blackface Again: Will They Ever Stop

By Steve Han Special to the NNPA from New America Media via KoreAm When we saw that Gag Concert, a popular comedy show on South Korea’s state-run TV network KBS, featured comedians wearing blackface makeup (again), [...]

YWCA Names 2014 Academy for Women of Achievement Honorees

YWCA Names 2014 Academy for Women of Achievement Honorees

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Seven dedicated and hard-working Nashville women have been selected as inductees into the 2014 Academy for Women of Achievement. They will be honored at the 23nd annual Academy for Women of Achievement celebration [...]

Shopping Smarter for Family Necessities  Can Help the Environment

Shopping Smarter for Family Necessities Can Help the Environment

Everyday choices can affect your family’s health as well as the environment. There’s a growing trend among consumers to make choices reflecting the goals and values that matter to them most.  In fact, two out of [...]

Tips To Make Summer Slim Down Simple

Tips To Make Summer Slim Down Simple

  (StatePoint) The irony of summer is that for many people, it’s the most important time of year to stay fit, but it can actually be the hardest time of year to stick to one’s diet. [...]

A Challenge for the Hip Hop Generation

A Challenge for the Hip Hop Generation

By Jineea Butler NNPA Columnist Lately, Hip Hop news has been fueled with beef and rants of all kinds. Meek Mill is beefing with Wale because Wale wasn’t supporting Mill’s current project enough on social media, [...]

Nashville Celebrates Black 40 Under 40

Nashville Celebrates Black 40 Under 40

NASHVILLE, TN — While organizations in Nashville have traditionally honored 40 Nashvillians under the age of 40 for their accomplishments in business and community, there has always been a limited number of African-Americans recognized. The recognition [...]

Statement from Nashville Mayor On The Passing of John Seigenthaler

Statement from Nashville Mayor On The Passing of John Seigenthaler

NASHVILLE, Tenn. –  Legendary Tennessee journalist and advocate for racial justice  John Seigenthaler died Friday at the age of 86.  Seigenthaler passed away at home surrounded by his family. Mayor Karl Dean released this statement today [...]

Shopping Tips for College-Bound Students

Shopping Tips for College-Bound Students

(StatePoint) Preparing for college life is a must, whether you are planning to live on or off campus. But it can be overwhelming without a game plan. To make this exciting experience as smooth as possible, [...]

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