Brent Manson Passes Away at 67

Brent Manson 67, of Bloomington, Illinois passed away from cardiac arrest on November 2, 2018 at Memorial Hospital in Springfield. Cherishing the memory of their love and life together is his devoted wife Glenda...

Titans Shock Cowboys

By Shiloh Long Special to The Tennessee Tribune  DALLAS, TX — The Dallas Cowboys (3-5) were embarrassed on primetime television Monday night by the Tennessee Titans. The Titans (4-4) ended their three-game losing streak, basically shutting...

Shelby Commission OKs Mayor’s Recent Nominees

By Clint Confehr MEMPHIS, TN — Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris’ several nominees to county posts, including a photo journalist, were recently approved by county commissioners. Uday Sripathi is a new member of the Memphis &...

Meharry Medical College Mourns Loss of Dr. Ross, Jr.

GARY, IN — David E. Ross, Jr. M.D., physician and Meharry Medical College alumni died on Wednesday, October 31, 2018.  He graduated from Tougaloo College and Meharry Medical Collegel of Medicine. He also graduated from...

Metro Closes Fairgrounds, Judge Says ‘Not So Fast’

By Peter White NASHVILLE, TN – With a court case, All-American 400 stock car race, Flea Market, and Christmas Village all scheduled this month, Metro closed access to the Fairgrounds from Nolensville Rd. last week....

Faith Leaders Advocate Outreach Over Violence

By Ashley Benkarski MURFREESBORO, TN — Pipe bombs were sent to the president’s critics. Two African-Americans were killed at a Kroger in Kentucky, and 11 people were killed and six injured after a shooter entered...

Fairfield Missionary Baptist Church Celebrates 135 Years

GOODLETSVILLE, TN — Fairfield Missionary Baptist Church celebrates 135 years as “the oldest new church” in Goodlettsville, TN, transforming lives through fellowship, discipleship, ministry, mission, and worship. Founded in 1883, Fairfield is under the...

Don’t Use Gift Cards to Pay for Scams

By Mark Hedin Ethnic Media Services Gift cards, prepaid credit-card-like financial instruments, are for gifts. Just ask the government.  Use them, perhaps, to give your style-conscious niece who lives far away the chance to shop for something...

Nashville Alumnae DST Hosts Humanitarian Brunch

NASHVILLE, TN — The Minerva Foundation, Incorporated in conjunction with the Nashville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will host the Dr. Dorothy L. Brown Humanitarian Awards Brunch on Saturday, Nov. 3...

Robertson Gets Historic Appointment

By Tribune Staff NASHVILLE, TN — Beverly Robertson has played an active role for many years in ensuring that Black history be meticulously and accurately compiled, and publicly presented. Now she making it. Robertson has...