Joyner to Receive Vanguard Award March 30

LOS ANGELES, CA — The NAACP announced on March 18, 2019 that mass media icon Tom Joyner will be honored with the Vanguard Award...

City Council Approves Amazon Deal and Nixes Land Sale of Trinity...

NASHVILLE, TN – The City Council voted Tuesday to pay Amazon up to $17.5m to create 5,000 jobs at the Nashville Yards in the...

In the Swamp Last Week…

  Washington D.C. – In a rare display of bi-partisanship last week, 12 Republicans joined 45 Senate Democrats by voting to end President Trump’s declaration...

Alzheimer’s Education Conference to be Held in Nashville on April 23

NEW YORK, NY — The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is offering a free educational conference in Nashville at the Country Music Hall of Fame...

Branch Elections Set March 23 in Columbia

COLUMBIA, TN — Officers for the branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People here are to be elected on Saturday,...

MNPS Chief Academic Officer Fights Back Saying: “I Will Not...

By Tribune Staff NASHVILLE, TN — Metro Nashville Public Schools’ Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Monique Felder, is not sitting by quietly while detractors try to...

The Morris Building Should be a Civil Rights Museum

NASHVILLE, TN — The Morris building and property is the ideal location for Nashville to construct its own Civil Rights Museum, something that has long been...

American Baptist Honors Centurion Dr. McClure

NASHVILLE, TN — American Baptist College (ABC) honors 103-years old Dr. Susie McClure, philanthropist and global missionary, with the 2019 Nannie Helen Burroughs Legacy...

Bill Freeman Not Running for Mayor

NASHVILLE, TN — I have chosen not to run in the election for Mayor of Nashville, and it has been the hardest decision I’ve...

Online Civil Rights and Privacy Act Proposed

WASHINGTON, DC — The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and Free Press Action release model legislation for Congress this week to consider...

Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum Launches “Teen Team”

NASHVILLE, TN — The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum has launched Teen Team, a volunteer program created for teens, by teens ages...

DOJ Holds Local Hate Crime Forum

By Ashley Benkarski MURFREESBORO, TN — It’s been six months since the racially-motivated desecration of Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church, another incident in a growing...

2019 Cadillac XT4 AWD Premium

The new 2019 Cadillac XT4 AWD Premium continues the infamous Cadillac brand that represents luxury, class and comfort. Plus, there’s confidence in design and...

Nashvillian Named NGH Chief Medical Officer

NASHVILLE, TN — Deann Bullock, MD, FAAEM, was appointed   Chief Medical Officer for Nashville General Hospital effective March 1, 2019 and became the ...

Deborah Story Retires After a Human Resources Career of Over 30...

NASHVILLE, TN — Veteran education leader Tony Majors will take the helm of the Human Resources division at Metro Nashville Public Schools, a move...

We Are More Than a Beauty Supply

By Thomas Sheffield March 1st marked the end of Black History Month but marked the beginning of the first Black-owned beauty supply store in a...

On the Hill

By Ken Jobe House Constitutional Protections and Sentencing Subcommittee HB1415 by Representative Joe Towns — prohibits a law enforcement officer from seizing or destroying a person’s photograph...

2019 Lexus LS 500 F Sport

The new 2019 Lexus LS 500 F Sport is built from the ground up with style, class and plenty of sportiness. It’s engineered and...

Bellshire Elementary Hosts First Well-Dressed Wednesday Program

NASHVILLE, TN — Bellshire Elementary School, led by Executive Principal Dr. Donald Black, kicked off its first Well Dressed Wednesday program, March 6. The program...

Meharry Medical College Holds Oral Health Day

NASHVILLE, TN — The Meharry Chapter of the Association of Dental Students, in partnership with Remote Area Medical, provided free cleanings, extractions and fillings...