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The Green New Deal

By Thomas Sheffield During the Great Depression, President Franklin D Roosevelt proposed a New Deal intended to lift American’s to a different standard of living.  There is now another New Deal available many politicians are proposing.  A Green New Deal...
As the Rotary International continues to recognize its 30th year of Women in The Rotary, Laquita R. Stribling, became the first African American installed as 6760 District Governor for Rotary International 2018-2019. Laquita is a past president of the...

Quit Rate

By Thomas Sheffield Last week, we discussed an option for a proposed job guarantee for Americans living in certain impoverished areas. With the unemployment rate hovering around 4 percent, you would think everyone would be doing well in their careers. ...

VOTE! VOTE! VOTE!

By Thomas Sheffield The three stages of voting are registration, education and participation.  Throughout this nation’s history, people have fought and died in order to vote.  Historically, only white men who were land owners could vote.  The 15th Amendment to...
Nashville, Tenn. – Once again aspiring entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to turn their ideas into something sustainable and thriving, as Corner To Corner announces March 6th, 2018 as the date for The Academy Nashville’s spring cohorts. The Academy...
NASHVILLE, TN — The Nashville Black Chamber of Commerce is proud to stand with Metro Nashville Mayor David Briley and others in support of the Equal Business Opportunity Program and the Small Business Reserve Program. Both measures, announced today by...

Earth Day 2018

By Thomas Sheffield Earth Day is happening again this year!!!  It is happening on Sunday April 22.  Being a good steward of the earth is a spiritual practice.  The Bible speaks to environmental stewardship.  Genesis 2:15 tells us why God...

Recession Proof

By Thomas Sheffield Weeks ago, I warned you that a recession is coming.  The economy seemed like it would not slow down.  This September marked the 10 year mark (I refuse to call it anniversary), of our last great economic...
RALEIGH, NC —Monica Smiley, CEO and publisher of Enterprising Women magazine, has appointed Nashville’s Sharon Reynolds along with two other business owners to the Enterprising Women Advisory Board.   The women business owners have each created distinctive companies that...
By Thomas Sheffield Because it is a power move!  Much like the “Tea Party” took over the GOP, I am going to do what I can to take it back.  No one in the Republican primary is talking to me. ...