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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...

Frankie Pierce Park Opens Nov. 13 as the Gulch’s First Park and Biggest Greenspace

Juno Frankie Seay Pierce, also known as Frankie Pierce or J. Frankie Pierce (c. 1864–1954) , was an African-American educator and suffragist.  Pierce opened the Tennessee Vocational School for Colored Girls in 1923, and she served as its superintendent until 1939.  The...

American Muslims Commemorate Veterans Day with New Campaign

“Muslims for Remembrance” campaign seeks to show support for veterans Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA is proud to participate in the international “Muslims for Remembrance” campaign to remember and show support for the sacrifices of this...

NMAAM Assembles All-Star Band of Creative Agencies to Launch Grand Opening

NASHVILLE, TN — When the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) officially opens its doors in the summer of 2020, it will be a first-of-its-kind cultural institution that celebrates the tradition of the people behind...

TSU’s Glover Named to Prestigious Essence List

NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) – Tennessee State University President Glenda Glover is among Essence magazine’s national list of women who are “inspiring communities around the world” and has been named to its “Woke...

Knoxville Elects Kincannon as New Mayor

KNOXVILLE, TN — The city of Knoxville elected its next mayor, Indya Kincannon. The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) believes that Kincannon is well suited to continue to reduce the city and community’s carbon...

NJ Seminary to Pay $27M in Reparations for Slavery Ties

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Correspondent PRINCETON, NJ — The Princeton Theological Seminary, in Princeton, NJ, has set aside $27 million to pay reparations for its ties to slavery. Among the institutions of higher education, the more...

2020 Lexus LX 570

The new 2020 Lexus LX 570 is engineered to conquer Nashville’s daily commute or demanding terrain for those weekend getaways.  This SUV has the largest engine of any Lexus vehicle, with a robust 5.7-liter V8...

Gov. Says $4 Million Rural Fund Still Unspent

By Peter White NASHVILLE, TN — Tennessee House democrats want to talk with Finance Commissioner Stuart McWhorter and Economic Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe. They want to ask about a $4 million rural community fund that...
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Nashville Reverses Historic Pattern

By Rosetta Miller Perry The problem of white flight, whites fleeing in droves whenever Blacks move into an area, isn’t a new one. Former First Lady Michelle Obama recently said during a summit that “white...

BNA’s Terminal Garage Awarded Parksmart Certification for “Green” Design, Construction and Operation

NASHVILLE, TN — The new Terminal Garage at Nashville International Airport (BNA) Terminal has been awarded Parksmart Bronze certification, making it one of only 35 parking structures in the world and the first in...