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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...

Clemmons marches and votes with educators

Last Saturday, State Representative John Ray Clemmons, candidate for mayor of Nashville, hosted an Educators VOTE Rally and March to the Polls with members of the MNEA union and fellow MNEA-endorsed candidates. Starting at 3rd...

Mayor Briley’s Latest Campaign Advertisement Gets 3½ Pinocchios

News Analysis by Peter White NASHVILLE, TN – David Briley’s latest TV spot features him with some kids walking past a school. A woman narrator says, “For David Briley, strengthening Nashville starts with people….” The...

Ron Busby, Sr. is Men’s Day Speaker

NASHVILLE, TN — As President/CEO of the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC), Ron Busby, Sr. brings business management skills as well as a lifetime of community development experience to the organization. Mr. Busby is...

Millennials Need Education for Career Success

By Tennessee Tribune Intern James Messer NASHVILLE, TN — As a rising high school senior, I’ve noticed that in recent years, college has seemed to become less and less of a priority for individuals in my...

Politics Need to Mature for the Youth

By Tennessee Tribune Intern Robert Neal Youth engagement in politics is imperative to any society, and leaders should strive to improve the political landscape so the young people can participate effectively.  As a recent high...

Neighborhoods

By John Cooper People may move here for the city, but they’ll stay for the neighborhoods.  I am honored to be endorsed by the political committee affiliated with the Coalition of Nashville Neighborhoods: the Nashville Neighborhood...

With 46% Clemmons Blows Out Straw Poll at Forum

NASHVILLE, TN — Last Thursday, the Panhellenic Society, Urban League of Middle Tennessee, NAACP Nashville, and Interdenominational Ministers Fellowship hosted a forum with the four prominent mayoral candidates: Mayor David Briley, State Representative John...

Nashville is at a Crossroads, it’s Time for Change

By John Cooper Nashville is at a crossroads. For the past four years, I have served as an at-large Metro Council member. In the process, I’ve learned a lot about how this city is being...

Tennessean Should Stop the Steve McNair Attacks

By Rosetta Miller Perry One of the frequent tactics used by many white publications who want to either obscure or get people to forget about negative things they’ve done is to publish a mea culpa...

U.S. Women Prove Exemplary Role Models

By Charlie Warzel/NYT The World Cup champions are a Choose Your Own Adventure of inspiration. You could choose to focus on how the team represents the absolute best of the American ideal: a perfect, unapologetic encapsulation...