The Birth of a Nation: Film Review

Nat Turner (Nate Parker) was born into slavery on October 2, 1800 on a sprawling plantation located in Southampton County, Virginia. There, as a...

First Tennessee Bank Holds ‘Best Small Business’ Contest

NASHVILLE, TN — First Tennessee Bank announced today that Nashville bakery The Cupcake Collection is the grand prize winner of the bank’s statewide “Best...

Cooper Congratulates Marcus Whitney on Invitation to White House Festival

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) recently congratulated Nashville entrepreneur Marcus Whitney on his invitation to South by South Lawn (SXSL), a White House festival of ideas,...
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Take 10 On Tuesdays Featuring Patience Ruffin and Linda Leathers of The Next Door

Patience Ruffin, Director and Linda Leathers, CEO of Treatment Services at The Next Door, are this week’s guests on Take 10 on Tuesdays with The Tennessee...

Civil Rights Activist Diane Nash To Serve As Keynote Speaker For Fisk University Jubilee...

Nashville, Tenn., September 30, 2016 – Activist and Fisk alumna Diane Nash will return to Fisk University to serve as the keynote speaker for...

Feds Flooded With Comments Over Payday Lenders

NASHVILLE, TN — A lot of people with lousy credit and no bank account are telling Uncle Sam to leave payday lenders alone because...

Are Beer Drinkers More Approachable?

With a crazy presidential election approaching, football season in the air and the holiday season just around the corner, Americans may need to find...

And the Winner Is–Hillary Clinton!

I have to be honest and say most vehemently that I never dreamed that in a million years that Donald Trump would get anywhere...

Local Artist Has Exhibit on ‘Being Black in America’

Nashville, TN - Nashville visual artist Ashley Mintz will present the exhibit “Being Black in America: A Comparison of Past and Present” of artwork...

Bishop G.E. Patterson’s Wife Speaks on Husband’s Smithsonian Museum’s Exhibit

Memphis, TN —The long awaited Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) is now officially open. The entire world can now...