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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...

Barr Testifies at Senate Confirmation Hearing

NASHVILLE, TN – William Barr testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington Tuesday. Barr is President Trump’s pick to replace Attorney General Jeff...

Americans More Pragmatic than Trump on Border Security

It’s “xenophobic rhetoric” and “fear mongering,” but most Americans are more pragmatic about border security, according to NAACP leaders and friends commenting on President...

At Last! TN Gov. Haslam Frees Cyntoia

Statement of Beatriz Beckford, campaign director, and Monifa Bandele, senior vice president of MomsRising, an online and on-the-ground organization of more than one million...

New Law to Ensure Minority Participation in Metro Spending

By Clint Confehr NASHVILLE, TN — Like many who’ve seen progress on civil rights, several community leaders say metro’s new Equal Business Opportunity Law is...

United Way to Lead Citywide Literacy Plan

NASHVILLE, TN — The United Way of Metropolitan Nashville has been selected as the lead organization to manage the implementation of the “Blueprint for...

Citizens Savings Bank and Trust Appoints New Board Members

NASHVILLE, TN — Citizens Savings Bank and Trust, the oldest continuously operating minority-owned bank in the United States, has appointed two new directors to...

Cooper Reintroduces No Budget, No Pay Act

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) reintroduced bipartisan legislation that would stop congressional pay if Congress fails to pass its spending bills...

Statements on Cyntoia Brown’s Clemency

CYNTOIA DENISE BROWN STATEMENT The following statement was issued by Cyntoia Denise Brown in response to Gov. Bill Haslam’s clemency decision:  “Thank you, Governor Haslam, for your...

Can Women be Head Coaches of NFL Teams?

Commentary by Jenny Ziegler Miami Times This is a man’s world, but it would be nothing without a woman or a girl … (speaking in...

North Nashville Program Being Held at Tennessee State Museum January 16th

NASHVILLE, TN — With the rapid decline and disappearance of North Nashville’s historic environment and the continued displacement of its long-term residents, the time...