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Would You Rather?

As a kid, my friends and I would play a game called “Would You Rather?”  We would give the other person false choices to see which false choice they would make given the worst case scenario.  It was all...
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...
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...
Patrycya King Williams was born and raised in Nashville, TN into an iconic music family. Patrycya began reading music and playing instruments at a young age. Excelling as she always does, she became a section leader by 9th grade...
This week on Take 10 on Tuesdays Social Media Director Jason Luntz visits Gordon's, a new restaurant with its own unique twist on Nashville Hot Chicken. Luntz sits down with Gordon's owner Spencer Middlebrooks and discusses what separates his...
Looking to staff up your small business? Don’t underestimate the importance of getting your hiring decisions right. The smaller your business is, the more important your choices become. “While searching for employees does take you away from your primary duties...

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...
NASHVILLE, TN — With Metro Council set to vote Tuesday on a $16 million request from Metro General Hospital, emerging details raise questions about privatization. At least one councilman sees privatization as a prospective course of action to deal with...

It’s a Wrap

We should consider 2017 over.  It is a wrap.  Time for us to prepare for 2018.  It is time to consider what our goals and aspirations are for the new year.  How can we capitalize on our assets and...
Since the credit card made its debut as an alternative to cash over 50 years ago, more Americans are using debit or credit cards as a primary payment method than ever before. In addition to the convenience and simplicity...