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Wakanda is a fictional place seen in the motion picture “Black Panther”.  The idea of an African utopia is not new.  It is a fantasy land where respect is paid to the environment and the people there are the...
While social media has been here with us for sometime now, during 2016 it has become one of the primary components of daily life. Due to easy access to mobile devices, social media has grown into an outlet for...
One of the most confusing decisions taxpayers have during tax season is determining whether to wait on their W2 or file with their last pay check stub of the year. Some tax preparation companies contribute to this confusion by...
If you are like most people, you could use more hours to get things done. But while the day isn’t getting any longer, there are plenty of ways to supercharge your routine and boost productivity, say lifestyle experts. “I’m a...
NASHVILLE, TN — First Tennessee Bank announced today that Nashville bakery The Cupcake Collection is the grand prize winner of the bank’s statewide “Best Small Business Contest,” and presented owner Mignon Francois with a check for $10,000. The Cupcake Collection,...

Roll Back

Last Monday, the EPA announced that they would revoke Obama-era standards that required cars and light trucks sold in the US to average more than 50 mpg by 2025.  What are they scared of?  Are they afraid of cars...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Knowledge Bank celebrated financial literacy month by hosting its annual Young Money Matters Summits, April 4, 2017 at the Nashville Public Library downtown location. The program, took place from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, educating high...
by M. Eric Johnson, Dean at Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Authenticity may be one the most sought after attributes. Whether we are talking music or hamburgers, “authentic” conveys a notion of purity. In a day of synthetic experiences,...
Cory Beal, Sr. is the Founder and CEO of Rekindled Dreams, an organization that’s committed to providing enlightenment to what many consider a bleak future for young adults within the African American community. Cory’s motivation for starting the organization...
By Clint Confehr FRANKLIN, TN — There’s a shortage of trained skilled workers for builders and contractors, according to employers and associates here for a construction manager’s open house. It’s not just because of Middle Tennessee’s building boom. It’s the aging...