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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...

Faith Leaders Across Davidson County Back Clemmons for Mayor

NASHVILLE-TN - State Representative, John Ray Clemmons, a democrat, has gained the support of more than three dozen faith leaders ahead of the August 1st...

METRO BUS DRIVERS HOST RALLY FOR CLEMMONS

On Saturday, July 20, the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1235, hosted an early vote rally for Nashville mayoral candidate and current state representative, John...

April Ryan to Moderate Presidential Candidates Forum at NAACP Convention

BALTIMORE, MD — American Urban Radio White House Correspondent and political analyst April Ryan will moderate the NAACP’s Presidential Candidates Forum at the 110th...

Convention Center Authority Approves $6M to NMAAM

NASHVILLE, TN — The Convention Center Authority voted unanimously this morning to provide $6 million to the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM),...

Faith Community to Partner With Schools to Improve Attendance and Academic Achievement

NASHVILLE, TN — Bishop Henry M. Williamson, Sr., of the Christian Methodist Episcopal (CME) Church, will convene the East Tennessee Region Annual Conference of...

Judge Richard Dinkins to Be Inducted into Hall of Fame

  Community and city leaders coming together to honor the best in Nashville’s public education NASHVILLE, TN — Judge Richard Dinkins, passionate civil rights activist and judge...

Vanderbilt Pledges $2M for African American Music Museum

NASHVILLE, TN — Vanderbilt University pledged $2 million for the National Museum of African American Music, scheduled to open downtown Nashville early next year. Vanderbilt university...

Rep. Staples Files Bill to Make Emancipation Day State Holiday

NASHVILLE, TN — State Rep. Rick Staples (D-Knoxville) has filed legislation to make the date a future U.S. President from Tennessee freed his slaves...

Economic Development

By John Cooper Nashville Mayoral Candidate Nashville has focused on one half of the growth equation: buildings and economic incentives. Measuring by the number of cranes...

Nashville: The Biggest Small Town in the World

By Bill Freeman Nashville’s seen a remarkable amount of change in recent years, with parts changing for the better and aspects still warranting improvement.  Some...