Poor People’s Campaign to Challenge War Economy, Gun Violence as Protests at Tennessee Capitol Enter Third Week

Nonviolent Direct Action Planned in Nashville, Part of Wave of Protests to Hit 35 States, Washington, D.C. Poor People, Clergy, Advocates to Demand Reduction in Military Spending, Strengthening of Veterans Affairs System, Ban on Assault […]


Slaves to Soldiers Honored

FRANKLIN, TN — Williamson County African American veterans of the Civil War were honored on Memorial Day at Veterans Park by the African American Heritage Society of Williamson County. Brick pavers with veterans’ names were […]


Youth Will Take Center Stage at Juneteenth

By Wiley Henry MEMPHIS, TN — Ivi Wicks was 11 years old when she first learned that African Americans began celebrating Juneteenth two years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, a historic document abolishing […]

Local Editorial

‘Blow the Whistle’

By Arnett H. Bodenhamer, Sr. U.S. Army, Retired The latest verbal assault levied on Metro Nashville Public Schools Director, Dr. Shawn Joseph, is indicative of how far some people will go to disparage Nashville’s first […]