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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 Clyburn, National Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes, Capstone Development...

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

NASHVILLE, TN — Attorney Mike Cody will discuss his work as an ACLU cooperating attorney representing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the days leading up to King’s assassination in a conversation on Saturday,...

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 of families to choose the center for healthcare since opening...

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 taxes, a big debt, or an imminent home foreclosure. They...

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 jolted from his sleep, as members of the Ku Klux...

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 an assistant city attorney here, officials announced last week. She is...

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 civil rights. Lingering racism was acknowledged. “I’m interested in our race...

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 a Community Oversight Board in Nashville has resurged.  At a recent...

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 McCabe Golf Course in Sylvan Park.  It will require a...

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 take much vision to look around Nashville and see Black...