Tennis Star Serena Williams Builds Schools in Jamaica and Africa

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent NNPA NEWSWIRE — In a recently released video, Williams donned a pair of jeans, workboats, a hardhat and...

Food Drive Taking Place During Nashville’s New Year’s Eve

NASHVILLE, TN — Nashville’s New Year’s Eve event is partnering with Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee for a citywide food drive from...

Fisk Names SVP University Official to Oversee Institutional Advancement, Enrollment

By Staff Reports NASHVILLE, TN — Fisk University has announced the promotion of Dr. Jens Frederiksen to senior vice president for institutional advancement and enrollment. According...

Mitsubishi Names Katherine Knight Vice President and General Counsel

CYPRESS, CA —Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA), the fastest-growing Asian brand in the U.S. for the second consecutive year, has announced the appointment of...

Perfectly Purposeful Pies of Sweet Creations Awarded Again

By Ashley Benkarski NASHVILLE, TN — Music City is full of hidden gems, if you know where to look. One of those jewels is tucked off...

Black Business Network, NAACP Hold Voter Drive at Showcase

By Ashley Benkarski MURFREESBORO, TN — Modernoire presented the Fall Small Business Showcase at Patterson Park on Nov. 30, this time including a voter registration...

Big Easy Boosts Music City Christmas Parade

By Clint Confehr NEW ORLEANS LA — When Americans watch Nashville’s Christmas Parade in person or on syndicated TV shows, they’ll see artistic achievements from...

Nashville Minority Business Center to Award Two Companies

NASHVILLE, TN — For the first time in its history, the Nashville Minority Business Center will recognize two longstanding African American-owned companies as Green...

“MTSU On the Record” Reveals Unlimited, Dynamic Variety of Nursing...

MURFREESBORO, TN — The wide world of choices for prospective nurses will be the focus of the next “MTSU On the Record” radio program. Host...

First Black Woman to Reach North Pole Has Died

Barbara Hillary, the first African American woman to reach both the North and South Pole, has died. She was 88. Hillary, then 75, reached the...

Acclaimed Journalist and Political Commentator Roland Martin to Give TSU Fall...

By Michael McLendon NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — Acclaimed journalist and political commentator Roland Martin will deliver the commencement address when Tennessee State University...

Kinya Bean Braddock: “Chillin” My Way to Success!’

By Wiley Henry MEMPHIS, TN – Kinyah Bean Braddock is “young, gifted and black,” an anthem of sort that songstress Nina Simone and others brought...

Knoxville Couple Helps Make Whole Not Half

By Vivian Shipe KNOXVILLE, TN — They know it works. They have walked it. All they needed was a second chance. The living testimony presented...

2020 BMW Z4 sDrive M40h

What a wonderful time of the year to consider getting a brand new 2020 BMW Z4 sDrive M40i. It’s a beautiful two-seater that’s contoured...

Belmont University Chapel Dedicated in Honor of Late President, Chancellor Herbert...

NASHVILLE, TN — In the spirit of giving thanks, Belmont University today dedicated its chapel in honor of a man long deemed the “heart and...

REAL ID-Compliant License Goes in Effect October 1, 2020

By State Senator Brenda Gilmore NASHVILLE, TN — Over the past few months there has been much contention over Tennessee’s implementation of the federal REAL...

Reasons to Use Your Dental Benefits Before the End of the...

We have all heard the saying “Use it or Lose It”, well this is especially true when it comes to dental benefits.  Each year...

TriStar Skyline Welcomes Interventional Cardiologist

NASHVILLE, TN —  TriStar Skyline Medical Center is proud to welcome interventional cardiologist John Cleator, M.D., to the hospital’s medical staff.   Dr. Cleator is...

Rt. Rev. William Graves, Retired CME Bishop, Passes at 83

The Right Rev. William H. Graves, the 42nd Bishop of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church was a national religious leader who served for 18...

Miami Times Publisher Garth Reeves Sr., “Conscience of the Black Community,”...

According to his biography: “Garth C. Reeves, Sr. was born on February 12, 1919 in Nassau, Bahamas. His family moved to Miami, Florida four...