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Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment, Round 2

Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment, Round 2

By Lisa Zamosky Reviewed by Sarah Goodell WebMD Health News As we head into the second open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act, consumers will see a revamped Healthcare.gov that government officials say will be [...]

Local Craft Breweries to Host Bottle Release Party

Local Craft Breweries to Host Bottle Release Party

NASHVILLE, TN — On Sunday, November 23, local craft breweries Blackstone, Jackalope, Yazoo, Black Abbey, Tennessee Brew Works, Little Harpeth and Fat Bottom will host a bottle release party and craft beer tasting at the Nashville [...]

Tiffany Patton’s Dedication to Youth

Tiffany Patton’s Dedication to Youth

NASHVILLE, TN — Tiffany Patton has worked on behalf of youth for nearly 15 years, with her experience spanning from direct service delivery as well as training, fundraising, volunteer management, partnership development and board participation. Her [...]

NAACP Statement on Missouri Governor’s Decision to Declare a State of Emergency

NAACP Statement on Missouri Governor’s Decision to Declare a State of Emergency

BALTIMORE, MD — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency Monday ahead of an expected grand jury decision in the case of Michael Brown. From NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks: “We at [...]

Child Adoption: One of Life’s Most Unexpected Miracles

Child Adoption: One of Life’s Most Unexpected Miracles

by Merdies Hayes Special to the NNPA from Our Weekly The HHS reported that, nationally, there were about 407,000 children in foster care at the start of 2012. By their standards, it is considered “unusual” in [...]

Mayor’s 5k Draws Nearly 3,000 Participants

Mayor’s 5k Draws Nearly 3,000 Participants

NASHVILLE, TN — Mayor Karl Dean today led walkers and runners for the Fourth Annual Mayor’s Challenge 5K Walk/Run, a free community-wide event to celebrate active, healthy living. An estimated nearly 3,000 participated in the 3.1-mile [...]

Racism, Repression and Resistance

Racism, Repression and Resistance

The passion, emerging power of Black youth fuel demands for justice by Richard B. Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call ST. LOUIS, Mo. (FinalCall.com) – A moment borne out of angry Black youth [...]

Concern Grows as Ebola Spreads

Concern Grows as Ebola Spreads

by Brian E. Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call (FinalCall.com) – The Ebola virus that some maintain is a man-made product established in biological warfare research is still overwhelming Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone and now [...]

Harold Hambrick: Entrepreneurial Visionary and Empowerment Advocate

Harold Hambrick: Entrepreneurial Visionary and Empowerment Advocate

By F. Finley McRae and Vicki C. Phillips In a moving funeral service in Los Angeles, scores of leaders in the arts, culture, clergy, education, politics and business, joined professionals and grateful residents to salute Harold [...]

Sun Life Financial Awards Grants and Scholarships

Sun Life Financial Awards Grants and Scholarships

NASHVILLE, TN — Outstanding Nashville students Cortney Jenkins and Christian Marshall thought they were attending their regular after school program, when Nashville Pro Hockey Star Seth Jones surprised Jenkins, and Grammy Award-winning Singer Michael. W Smith [...]

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