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Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

Each week, The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. The links presented direct the reader to articles from many different points of view that deal with issues of African Americans in higher education. The articles selecte...

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The Graves Memorial Library

By Eleanor Graves NASHVILLE, TN — Bishop Michael Lee Graves is the Pastor and Founder of the Temple Church in Nashville. Bishop Graves was a preacher par excellence, a loving pastor and a scholar. A native of Batavia, IL he was a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the American Baptist College in Nashville....

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At Dems Summit, Castro to 45, ‘Adios!’

By Ashley Benkarski MURFREESBORO, TN — Presidential hopeful Julián Castro delivered the closing remarks to the crowd at the Tennessee Democratic Party’s Elevate summit that took place last weekend at MTSU’s Student Union Building, saying he’d like to be able to tell the Trump administration “Ádios”...

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Pastor Howard Jones Announces Candidacy for Metro Council-At-Large

NASHVILLE, TN — Pastor Howard Jones, senior pastor of Fairfield M. B. Church in Goodlettsville and an assistant principal at Stratford High School, has announced his candidacy for Metro Council-At-Large. Jones has been active in the Metropolitan Nashville Community all of his adult life.  He has ser...

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Community Embraces Love in Face of Hate

By Ashley Benkarski MURFREESBORO, TN — Two years after white supremacists rallied in their community, residents have continued to stand in solidarity against racism. Local groups Murfreesboro Muslim Youth and Murfreesboro Cold Patrol joined forces to create Love Your Neighbor, a potluck open to the...

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Bill Freeman Supports Re-Election of Mayor Briley

By Bill Freeman NASHVILLE, TN — The importance of continuity, clear responsiveness and a decided desire to help all of Nashville are the reasons that I have chosen to support Mayor David Briley in the upcoming election. It has been a difficult decision, and I consider all of the candidates for the o...

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Sick of Mayoral Recycling

Editorial by Rosetta Miller Perry Many decades ago Fannie Lou Hamer, American voting and women’s rights activist, community organizer, and a leader in the civil rights movement,   said “I am sick and tired of being sick and tired.” Today The Tribune paraphrases that by saying we are incredibly disgu...

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Seven Persons Injured In 3-Vehicle Collision At Micoud

Seven persons were injured and taken to St Jude hospital Thursday morning following a collision involving three vehicle, emergency officials have reported. They said the injuries did not appear to be life threatening. According to the officials, the collision occurred shortly before 9.00 a.m. at the...

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MARIAH CAREY, TIA MOWRY, AND MORE CELEBRATE RED NOSE DAY

Today (May 23) is Red Nose Day in the United States and some of your favorite celebrities are commemorating in the best way. Tia Mowry and Mariah Carey have been two of many celebrity parents to rock red noses in honor of the cause. View this post on Instagram Pr...

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Terrible Bouncers: Is LaParonis Becoming the New Wink Bar?

By Staff Writer We have been busy crawling reviews of different people that used to frequent LaParonis. It turns out most of them are swearing never to return to the place. But why? Most are blaming the bouncers that are reminding them of the days of Wink. Wink used to have some of the worst bouncer...

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Saint Lucia Welcomes New Taiwan Project Manager

Press Release:- The Republic of China (Taiwan) continues to make strides to deliver outcomes in the areas of agriculture, Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and more.   It recently welcomes its new project manager, Joanna Huang, to the team. Mrs. Huang will embark on the Education Infor...

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Saint Lucia Police Get Top Honours At Cayman Islands Awards

The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) won the top award Wednesday night at the Amalgamated Security Company 2019 annual awards in the Cayman Islands, local reports say. Superintendent Marshama Sealy won the top prize for Best Caribbean Law Enforcement Career move for 2018, it was reported. Seni...

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Record 32 Black West Point Women To Graduate

New Journal and Guide Staff WEST POINT, NY A record 32 African American women will make history when they graduate from West Point on Saturday, May 25. Last year, there were 27. “Last year’s graduating class had 27,” said West Point spokesman Frank Demaro. “And the expectatio...