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Physicians Facing Insulin Resistance

By Clint Confehr TIVERTON, RI — Insulin resistance is a growing problem physicians are facing and it’s of special interest to African Americans because they’re...

Rev. Dr. William Barber Addresses Moral Issues During Call with the...

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Following the Shelby County v. Holder Supreme Court case, which gutted key provisions of the Voting Rights Act, 14 states had...

Memphis Recommends Closing Three Out Of Seven Charter Schools Up For...

Three charter schools are in danger of closing in May as Shelby County Schools considers renewing their 10-year contracts. District staff recommended against reupping operating...

The Foundation for a Vision

As we experience this new year of and new decade in our lives, I continue with my thoughts on a clear and concise vision....

Students, Offi cials Laud Passage of Future Act

NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — Tennessee State University and the nation’s other historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) look to reap the benefits...

‘Pose’ Creator Now Has New Disney Deal

Steven Canals has previously struck creative gold for FX with the drama “Pose.” It spotlights the ballroom culture of the ‘80s and ‘90s, and...

Powerful Film ‘Clemency’ Coming to Belcourt

NASHVILLE, TN — Among the many questionable omissions of Black performers from major awards consideration, none seems more glaring according to many critics than...

Volkswagen, UT, ORNL Announce Collaboration, Innovation Hub

KNOXVILLE, TN — Volkswagen Group of America, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee recently announced a collaboration to create Volkswagen’s first...

Titans Season Ends in KC

NASHVILLE, TN — The Tennessee Titans’ valiant string of playoff victories ended Sunday one game short of the Super Bowl as the Kansas City...

Injury-Plagued Commodores Losing Streak Continues

NASHVILLE, TN — The offensive production problems for an injury plagued Vanderbilt Commodores squad continued Saturday as a 21-5 surge in the opening moments...

VUMC Tops in Nation for Number of Heart Transplants in 2019

NASHVILLE, TN — VUMC performed a record 118 heart transplants last year — 96 adult and 22 pediatric patients — topping the previous year’s...