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By Thomas Sheffield The middle class is under attack.  Prices continue to rise while wages remain stagnant.  Inequality has skyrocketed as the rich continue to get richer.  The net worth of the richest of the 1% of Americans has soared...

Earth Day 2018

By Thomas Sheffield Earth Day is happening again this year!!!  It is happening on Sunday April 22.  Being a good steward of the earth is a spiritual practice.  The Bible speaks to environmental stewardship.  Genesis 2:15 tells us why God...

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...
I have been criticized as being an “angry” Black man.  Perhaps this label is correct.  When I see the injustices done to people of color, the poor and disenfranchised in our society, I do get upset.  It was refreshing...
By Janice Malone NASHVILLE, TN — The Winfrey family is one of Nashville’s most beloved, well known and established families. Each family member has achieved success in their own respective professions in media, commercial business, ministry, and entrepreneurship. Today, the five...
The three stages of voting are registration, education and participation.  Throughout this nation’s history, people have fought and died in order to vote.  During the country’s beginning, only white men who were land owners could vote.  The 15th Amendment...
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...
The United States economy is the most powerful in the world and the biggest economy in history.  This means consumers and workers run the economy.  The money we earn and spend are very powerful tools.  We decide who gets...

Are You Covered?

I have always been skeptical of life insurance.  When I think about the amount of money our grandparents would pay to the insurance man weekly, it would make me angry.  I would think about how the insurance companies would...
Nashville, TN — Citizens Savings Bank & Trust has appointed Healthcare Executive and Attorney Richard Manson as Chairman of the Board following the retirement of esteemed Chairman Dr. T.B. Boyd III. The Chairman of the Board provides leadership for the...