Category : News

by Staff - 7 hours ago

#FreeKevinEpps: The movement has started!

Filmmaker Kevin Epps, a de Young Artist fellow, collaborates with other artists before showing his films at the Koret Auditorium in San Francisco July 8, 2011. Recently, Epps has been working on a short documentary that provides a critical look into...

by Staff - 9 hours ago

Candidates Agree: Traffic is Bad And Scooters Aren’t Helping

The race for Mayor is on and four candidates faced off against each other Wednesday morning to talk about sidewalks, bikeways, and traffic. The event at the Watson Grove Missionary Baptist Church was sponsored by Walk Bike Nashville and the forum was...

by Staff - 9 hours ago

Homeless Vets Catch a Break: Permanent Housing

& NASHVILLE, TN – Officials broke ground on a 39-unit building for homeless veterans in the Edgehill district Thursday, May 22. The project is the first of its kind in Nashville to provide permanent affordable housing to formerly homeless vetera...

by Staff - 9 hours ago

North Korea Insults Creepy Joe Biden

The following article, North Korea Insults Creepy Joe Biden, was first published on The Black Sphere. Former VP Biden leads the 2020 presidential pack. But that’s not saying much, as the contenders represent misfits and scoundrels. Further, Bid...

by Staff - 11 hours ago

Biden: ‘Make Us All One’

By Clint Confehr NASHVILLE, TN — The front-runner for the Democratic nomination to challenge the president called for unity among Americans during remarks here Tuesday and received “hundreds of thousands of dollars” in campaign contributions. Joe Bid...

by Staff - 12 hours ago

Affordable Housing Coming for Seniors in North Nashville

By Clare Bratten NASHVILLE, TN — People age 62 and up will be able to find affordable housing in a new development complex being built in North Nashville slated for completion in summer of 2020. Fifty-five rental units in a contemporary complex (comp...

by Staff - 12 hours ago

Vanderbilt’s First-Ever African American Female Graduate

NASHVILLE, TN — A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Fisk University, Janie Harris became Vanderbilt’s first-ever African American female graduate. Her 37-year legal career included government service and work as a corporate counsel at several major financia...

by Staff - 12 hours ago

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 grad...

by Staff - 12 hours ago

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...

by Staff - 12 hours ago

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...

by Staff - 12 hours ago

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 decisi...