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 veterans will be the first to be inducted into the...

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 you and up to seven of your favorite friends more...

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 time to sit down with 32 women from across Knoxville...

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 is an award-winning poet, known for her work driven by...

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 being of “a very rich brown hue.” And Andrew Gillum,...

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 that was being cleaned by volunteers Wednesday evening. The Rev. Richard...

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 for continued progress in student retention and graduation while emphasizing...

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 to earn your benefits and before you know it, the...

Meharry Day Held at Mt. Zion Baptist Church

NASHVILLE, TN — Meharry Medical College and Mt. Zion Baptist Church joined forces to host “Meharry Day – Health, Healing and Worship” on Sunday, Sept. 16. The event featured physicians and students from Meharry...

Predators Austin Watson Suspended

By Ron Wynn NASHILLE, TN — The Nashville Predators will lose one of their top players for not only the entire preseason, but quite possibly 27 games of the regular season following last week’s suspension...