Nashville Duffers Kickoff Campaign

By Clint Confehr NASHVILLE, TN — With mixed metaphors, Meharry Medical College and the Nashville Duffers Golf Association held a kickoff luncheon recently to announce...

Diabetes and Oral Health

It is estimated that over 12 million Americans have Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes and close to 75% of these patients also have oral infections, (gingivitis...

Three Ways to Erase Failure

… But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead,  I press on toward the goal to win the...

Relationship Needs of Women and Men

Have you ever wondered why God would create women and men so differently and yet also place within them such a strong attraction for...

Defending Champs Lady Eagles Squeak by Cobras

The East Nashville Lady Eagles (20-4 overall, 11-1 metro and 9-1 district) has learned what is means to have a bulls-eye on their back. ...

Serena Earns 23rd Grand Slam Title

By Ron Wynn The Williams sisters first faced each other in a Grand Slam event back in 1998, and it was at the Australian Open....

Immigration Order by Trump Even Upsets the NBA

When President Trump signed an executive order Friday that temporarily bans refugees of several nations from entering the United States, as well as his...

Community Calendar February 2017

February 2 RACE: Jesse Owens’ quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936...

‘The Meaning of Michelle, 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady

“Michelle Obama is unlike any other First Lady in American History. From her first moment on the public stage, she has challenged traditional American...

St. Jude Children’s Hospital® Honors Darius Rucker

MEMPHIS, Tenn.  – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® honored GRAMMY Award-winning country music artist Darius Rucker at the 28th annual Country Cares for St. Jude Kids® Seminar on Saturday, Jan....

‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Opens at Belcourt Friday, Feb. 24th

NASHVILLE, TN — Magnolia Pictures is releasing the Oscar-nominated documentary I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO, the critically acclaimed new film by master filmmaker Raoul...

The History of North Nashville: Building a Community, Challenging Jim...

NASHVILLE, TN — Join us on Wednesday, February 15 at 12:15 pm for a free Lunch & Learn program presented by Dr. Learotha Williams,...

Believe Whatever You Want

You can believe what you want. But when our leaders believe things based upon “alternative facts”, we all lose.  It is horrifying that the...

Possible Tax Changes Under the Trump Administration

Tax changes under the new administration could be the  “largest tax change since the Reagan Administration.”   Key features of Trump’s plan could lead to...

Where Will the Funding Come From?

How will you meet your fundraising goal in 2017? This question typically elicits one of three responses. Some are confident they will be able...

Band Defies Critics, Reaps Reward Through Inauguration

By Brookie Madison,  Howard University News Service    WASHINGTON – At Talladega College, a tiny historically black institution 55 miles east of Birmingham, Ala., the president,...

Donald Trump’s Policies Already a Disaster

By Rosetta Miller Perry In a little over a week, the Donald Trump presidency has already revealed itself as one that is going to be...

Why We Should Vote

As we begin the observance of Black History Month, it is important to remember the gains that have been made, and yet, there is...

Reversing Obama Hurt Homebuyers, Economy

By Peter White   NASHVILLE, TN — During his first hour in office, America’s new president stopped a cost cut for millions of homebuyers who Barack...

Achievements of First Black American President Greater Than Most Realized

By Sandra Long Weaver NASHVILLE, TN — Writing a book about President Barack Obama’s legacy was not really something Philadelphia Daily News Editor Michael I....