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The Two Americas

By Thomas Sheffield This September marks the 10 year mark (I refuse to call it anniversary), of our last great economic meltdown.  The economy has...

NNPA Honors Waters and Other Leaders

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC — Awardees included: California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters, Texas Democratic Rep. Al Green, and South Carolina’s Jim...

Atty. Mike Cody in Music City to Shed Light on His...

NASHVILLE, TN — Attorney Mike Cody will discuss his work as an ACLU cooperating attorney representing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the days...

Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center Celebrates 50th Anniversary

By Cillea Houghton  NASHVILLE, TN — Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center refers to its patients as a “fanbase.” It’s this community environment that’s enticed generations...

Consumers Swindled With Gift Cards

By Peter White NASHVILLE, TN — Imposters are using gift cards to swindle consumers out of millions of dollars.  Scam artists offer to help with back...

Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Tells Authentic Stories

Special from the Mississippi Link Newspaper JACKSON, MS — In the early morning hours of January 10, 1966, civil rights leader Vernon Dahmer Sr. was...

Civil Rights Director Named ’Boro’s Assistant City Attorney

By Clint Confehr MURFREESBORO, TN — A former staff attorney and director of the Office of Civil Rights for Tennessee’s Department of Education is now...

1968’s Turbulence Remembered

By Clint Confehr COLUMBIA, TN — A symposium on 1968, a year that transformed America, included progressive discussion on the Vietnam War, convulsive politics and...

Community Leaders Working Toward Police Accountability

By Cillea Houghton  NASHVILLE, TN — In the wake of the release of the video showing the shooting of Daniel Hambrick, the conversation of instituting...

West End Neighbors Debate Development vs. Preservation

By Peter White NASHVILLLE, TN — Developer Yancy Lovelace met with District 24 residents at West End Middle School last week to discuss his project near...

Promises, Promises

By Rosetta Miller Perry Sometimes it really seems elected officials just recycle the same rhetoric from year to year and administration to administration. It doesn’t...

Digital Book World to Be Held in Nashville Next Month

NASHVILLE, TN — As part of the 2018 Digital Book World (DBW) --- the gathering of the wide world of publishing --- two industry...

2018 Volkswagen Atlas V6 SEL

When it comes to the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, one size really does fit all. There’s enough headroom, legroom, and just plain room to keep...

The Women Who Bring Justice Share Lessons Learned

By Vivian Shipe KNOXVILLE, TN — They are some of the most powerful women in Knoxville and East Tennessee. They stay busy but found the...

Award-Winning Poet Nikki Giovanni to Speak at Belmont

NASHVILLE, TN — Renowned poet, activist, educator and author Nikki Giovanni will be this year’s keynote speaker at Belmont University’s 2018 Humanities Symposium. Giovanni...

Gubernatorial Nominees Discuss Running for Office While Black

By Julia Craven WASHINGTON, DC — This was some black stuff on stage. This was Stacey Abrams, Democratic candidate for governor of Georgia, talking about...

Volunteers Clean Racist Graffiti From Church Near Murfreesboro

By Clint Confehr MURFREESBORO, TN — Four teenage boys were in custody Tuesday, accused by Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies of vandalizing an African American church...

MTSU’s President McPhee Embraces New Academic Year

MURFREESBORO, TN — MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee kicked off the new academic year Thursday, Aug. 23, by applauding the university’s faculty and staff...

5 Reasons to Use Your Dental Benefits Before the Year Ends

We have all heard the saying “Use it or Lose It”, well this is especially true when it comes   Each year you work hard...