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...