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NASHVILLE, TN — Alex Coure is like a squeaky wheel that gets no grease. A minority business owner, Coure helped Ricoh-USA win a contract with Metro schools in 2012, public records show. The bid was for $1.7 million to provide...
Businesses and governments alike are constantly looking for ways to improve their bottom line and to develop a sustainable competitive advantage.  The trade war our president has waged against the world will make the need for all US businesses...
NASHVILLE, Tenn — “Take that leap of faith,“ encouraged Rev. Howard E. Jones, Jr. of Nashville’s Fairfield Missionary Baptist Church to Nashville Cable’s luncheon, a women’s leadership organization. “If you didn’t, you wouldn’t be where you are.” His church...
April is Financial Literacy Month, an ideal time to think about the lessons your children are learning about money. Setting a good financial example is just the start. Parents should also actively engage children on the topic. These lessons...

Tax Cuts 2018

By Thomas Sheffield Last year, the president boasted as he finally was able to get legislation passed and to keep one of his many dumb campaign promises.  The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, promised to all working Americans, became law...
Eric Holt is CEO of the Chiminus Enterprises, a diverse lifestyle marketing and consulting company that is nationally recognized. He is also the Managing Partner of Chiminus’ successful subsidiary concert promotions company, The Love- noise Group. Holt earned his...
When The Tennessee Tribune was founded in 1991, the average American had not heard of the internet. Most people had no idea that one day a global system of interconnected computers would change they way they shop, communicate and...
Paying taxes can be quite taxing for entertainers as well as other entertainment professions. Most working musicians are considered “self-employed” in regard to filing their taxes. In a legal and taxpaying sense this means that your “business” as a...
By Thomas Sheffield Climate change deniers will say that the rising temperatures have little or nothing to do with human activity.  Meanwhile, the floods, fires and droughts continue to cause property damage and health issues to people all over the...

Power Play

Last week I asked you to join the movement across the country to boycott Black Friday.  I discussed options available to us to support local minority owned businesses and offered an option to open an account in a black...