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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 more likely to develop diabetes. Insulin resistance syndrome is a condition...

NEWS BRIEF: Tennessee State Fair Association Files Suit Against Metro

  NASHVILLE, TN – The Tennessee State Fair Association (TSFA) filed suit Friday to block Metro’s plan to build a MLS stadium at the State Fairgrounds. Congressman John Rose (R-TN 6th District) is a plaintiff...

NEWS BRIEF: Delke Case Will Go To Trial

    NASHVILLE, TN – Officer Andrew Delke, 25, will be charged with murder in the first degree for killing Daniel Hambrick on July 26. He shot him three times in the back as Hambrick was...

‘Shindellas’ Concert Sold Out Fast, But There’s a Different Show

FRANKLIN, TN — The Shindellas, songbirds who’ve played venues across America, will be performing to an exclusive audience here Feb. 2. The African American Heritage Society’s 18th Annual Black Tie Affair was sold out in December....
Republican Congressman Will Hurd

African American Congressman From Border Opposes Trumps Wall – Plays Key Role In Searching...

By Howard M. Romaine The sole Republican Congressman to represent a U.S. House District along the 2,000 mile border with Mexico, Will Hurd of Texas, "has emerged as perhaps the most persistent critic in his...

Dicamba Stewardship Training in Tennessee

What Applicators Need to Know About 2019 Training KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Before Tennessee applicators can apply low-volatile versions of dicamba herbicide in 2019, they must first attend an approved dicamba-specific training. University of Tennessee Extension will offer...

Mayor Briley Signs Landmark Minority Business Bill

By Peter White NASHVILLE, TN — The Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) law Mayor David Briley signed last Friday does not establish quotas but it does set new rules to stop discrimination against minority-owned firms that...

ABC Student, Preacher, NAACP Branch President Fired From SRO Job

By Clint Confehr COLUMBIA, TN — While considering his options, a former school resource officer denies using unnecessary force when he protected a sixth-grade boy from a bully. Maury County’s Civil Service Board on Jan. 8...

Justice for the Groveland Four 70 Years Later

Deceased Nashville businessman Charles L. Greenlee receives full pardon 70 years after being wrongfully accused of rape in Florida By Cynthia Anderson NASHVILLE, TN — Carol Greenlee finally has justice for her father. Nearly 70 years ago,...

The Tribune, AKA and TSU Community Partnership Serves Veterans

NASHVILLE, TN — In honor of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated’s 2019 Founder’s Day celebration, the Alpha Delta Omega Chapter announces their new community partnership with The Tennessee Tribune and  Tennessee State University’s...

Bus Riders Give WeGo/MTA Bad Report Card

By Peter White NASHVILLE, TN – Music City Riders United (MCRU) released a 19-page report last week about the quality of the city’s bus service. The grades indicate a number of problems plague the bus...