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New AKA President Glover Donates $50K For HBCUs

By Kelli Sharpe NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — Newly installed Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated International President Dr. Glenda Glover has sent a clear message that education will remain a priority for the service...

Former President Barack Obama Visits Kenya

NAIROBI -— (Prensa Latina) Former US President Barack Obama met with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta after arriving to the country where his father was born to visit his family, local media reported. The stay here...

Shulman Running for Vice Mayor

By Ms. June NASHVILLE, TN —Jim Shulman may hail from the luxury and comfort of the Green Hills zip code but unlike other candidates vying for the Vice Mayor position, he is willing and ready...

Another Assault on the Black Press

By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., President and CEO, NNPA Amid the rush to comprehend the ramifications of a full-scale international trade war initiated by the errant and backward tariff policies of the Trump Administration,...

Rep. Cooper Fights for Newspapers, Denounces Newsprint Tariff

WASHINGTON, DC — Testifying to the U.S. International Trade Commission this morning, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) denounced the Commerce Department’s tariff on a chief component of newsprint, citing the immense financial burden for...

Alexander: Court Decision Big Boost for Main Street

NASHVILLE, TN — United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) told the nation’s county leaders that a recent Supreme Court decision allowing states to collect state and local sales taxes from out-of-state sellers will be “a...

The Difference Between Ineffective and Effective Leadership

NASHVILLE, TN — When contrasting track records of Brenda Gilmore and Harold Love a clear difference emerges between an ineffective and effective legislator. While both sponsored about the same amount of legislation Love was...

Nashville MTA Announces Rebranding of Transit System

NASHVILLE, TN — Nashville MTA is now WeGo Public Transit, committed to connecting people to their lives and their communities. The new image is part of a process that started with the adoption of the...

Advance Financial Wins Four National Awards

NASHVILLE, TN — Nashville-based financial services company Advance Financial and its Chief Executive and Experience Officer, Tina Hodges, were recently named the winners of four national awards: a Gold Pillar Award for Best Employer...

Tribune Recognized by Tennessee Press Association

By Clint Confehr FRANKLIN, TN — The Tennessee Tribune was recognized by the Tennessee Press Association  as an award-winning newspaper, according to results released during the TPA’s summer convention in the Cool Springs Conference Center. Tennessee...