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Feed America First Benefits From Dance

Feed America First Benefits From Dance

By Clint Confehr FRANKLIN, TN — Thousands of hungry Tennesseans are helped by Feed America First and its Dancing with the Nashville Stars charity ball this fall in The Factory at Franklin. “We raised enough money [...]

Technology and the Continuing Civil Rights Movement

Technology and the Continuing Civil Rights Movement

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – If Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. were alive and dreaming today, his ‘I Have a Dream’ speech might be broadened to include technology equality along with racial [...]

150th Anniversary of the Battle of Nashville

150th Anniversary of the Battle of Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN — The commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Nashville will take place 10 a.m. Dec. 13 at various Nashville historic sites. Nashville churches and schools around the city will toll bells [...]

MY Family Fantastic: Nothing Shall Be Impossible

MY Family Fantastic: Nothing Shall Be Impossible

By M. Simone Boyd https://twitter.com/MSimoneBoyd Many people know that Dr. Ben Carson is a brilliant neurosurgeon. He successfully separated conjoined twins for the first time in history, has performed more than 15,000 surgeries, and that he [...]

Mayor’s Statement: Visit by President Obama

Mayor’s Statement: Visit by President Obama

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Karl Dean released this statement following the White House announcement today that President Barack Obama plans a Dec. 9 visit to Nashville. “We are honored that President Obama has chosen our city [...]

CEO Davoudpour Host’s Fair for Students

CEO Davoudpour Host’s Fair for Students

NASHVILLE, TN — The chairman and CEO of Nashville-based Shoney’s Corporation, David Davoudpour, recently joined Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) Director Dr. Jesse Register and Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Ralph Schulz at the [...]

BBC Faces New Attacks Over Rwandan Genocide

BBC Faces New Attacks Over Rwandan Genocide

Special to the NNPA from the Global Information Network (GIN) — Pressure continues to build over a BBC documentary that challenges the generally accepted story of the Rwandan genocide, and questions whether Rwandan President Paul Kagame [...]

Nationwide Protests Erupt After Michael Brown Announcement

Nationwide Protests Erupt After Michael Brown Announcement

By Jennifer Bihm Special to the NNPA from Los Angeles Sentinel Violence and protests erupted across the nation this week after the announcement came that “no probable cause exists” to file any indictments against officer Darren [...]

Marion Barry Hailed as a Freedom Fighter

Marion Barry Hailed as a Freedom Fighter

by Kenneth D. Miller Special to the NNPA from the Los Angeles Sentinel Former Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry long recognized for being video taped while smoking crack cocaine, but who also will leave a lasting legacy [...]

Tribune Publisher Meets With DA Office

Tribune Publisher Meets With DA Office

NASHVILLE, TN — District Attorney Glenn Funk and representatives of his office met with Tennessee Tribune Publisher, Mrs. Rosetta Miller Perry recently to discuss working together on issues that are important to our community. The DA’s [...]

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