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With Black Friday sales starting earlier and many retailers offering even deeper price cuts this year, the personal-finance website WalletHub (www.wallethub.com) has released its report on 2018’s Best Stores for Black Friday as well as accompanying videos. WalletHub surveyed nearly 7,000 deals from...

Now What?

By Thomas Sheffield Election season is over.  There were record amounts of votes cast during the 2018 midterm on November 6th.  People from all backgrounds called for change.  In spite of attempts to suppress the minority vote all over this...
  NASHVILLE, TN — October 25th was an exciting day of celebration honoring Mrs. Rosetta Miller Perry visionary and founder of the Nashville Black Chamber of Commerce in 1998.  Keynote speaker for this event was Ron Busby Sr., CEO...

We Are Screwed

By Thomas Sheffield What issues do you care about?  Is it jobs, wages, healthcare, the environment, education, security, a border wall, abortion, the deficit, guns or taxes?  Another question is what do you plan on doing about it?  Did you...

Irreversible

By Thomas Sheffield The United Nations panel on climate change released a report, in which global temperatures could reach an irreversible tipping point in just 12 years or by 2030.  That is if the world doesn’t act dramatically to reduce...
By Thomas Shefield A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending two Democratic Party functions.  One was an Interfaith Prayer Breakfast featuring US Congresswoman Terri Sewell from Alabama and several other community faith leaders.  In attendance were...
NASHVILLE, TN — Fintech company Advance Financial raised $25,025 for Best Buddies in Tennessee’s Friendship Walk, almost tripling its 2017 contribution and more than doubling its original goal of $12,000.  “One of our company’s core values is giving back to...
With an estimated 94 people a day moving to Nashville and its growth affecting all areas of the “It City,” not all the citizens of Nashville, particularly minority business owners, are experiencing the benefits of its economic boom. A recently...
Now that the vote is over and the contract is signed Ben Zandi, CEO of Fraport-USA is ready to deliver and elevate Nashville to heights unimaginable.  The airport, affectionately known as BNA is in line for an internal facelift...

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...