Category : Black Local and National News

- 8 months ago

Christmas celebration

Celebrate Christmas with the Recorder Women’s Auxiliary with good music, good food and good company 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 14 at Marriott North, 3645 River Crossing Parkway. Proceeds from the event benefit Recorder Women’s Auxiliary scholarships and cha...

- 8 months ago

IN MEMORIAM: Cong. Elijah Cummings Dies at 68

The Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform and a titan of the U.S. Congress, Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD-7), died early Thursday morning, October 17. He was 68. The post IN MEMORIAM: Cong. Elijah Cummings Dies at 68 appear...

- 8 months ago

Nation Says Goodbye To A Beloved Congressman

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide Hours after the announcement of the unexpected death of Congressman Elijah Cummings, numerous tributes surfaced including one by the Rev. Dr. Bernice King, who said on her Twitter account, “Tha...

- 8 months ago

Dr. Shawn Joseph Triumphs Over Nashville’s Ignorance, Racism

By Ashley Benkarski NASHVILLE, TN — Former Metro Nashville Public Schools Director Dr. Shawn Joseph is turning hardship into opportunity, a message extolled in his new book “Finding the Joseph Within” to be released Oct. 28. It focuses on parallels b...

- 8 months ago

Health Care Hall of Fame Inducts Class of 2019

By  Haley Charlton  NASHVILLE, TN — Dr. Jonathon Perlin, Richard Miller, Clara Elam, widow of Dr. Lloyd Elam was awarded, Morris Flexner, father John Flexner was awarded, Dr. David Barton, Dr. Mary Bufwack and Dr. Nancy-Ann Deparle were inducted into...

- 8 months ago

Federal Courts Stop Trump’s New Public Charge Rules

By Peter White NASHVILLE, TN — Five federal judges have blocked the Trump administration’s new public charge rules and stopped the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) from making immigrants pass a wealth test to get green cards. It’s the...

- 8 months ago

Tribune Publisher Rosetta Miller Perry to be Honored by TSU

NASHVILLE, TN — Presented by President Glenda Baskin Glover, Mrs. Rosetta Miller Perry is being honored with the Tennessee State University Presidential Humanitarian in the Arts Award.   The presentation will be on Saturday, October 26, at the 5th An...

- 8 months ago

White Ex-Officer is Working to Change the Culture

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Correspondent A police officer’s bullet shattered a window and fatally struck Atatiana Jefferson as she and her 8-year-old nephew played video games inside her Texas home. Fort Worth Police Officer Aaron Dean, who neve...

- 8 months ago

Fisk’s Anderson Presents First Fundraising Gala

By Ashley Benkarski NASHVILLE, TN — Fisk University men’s basketball coach and former NBA player Kenny Anderson has created the first-ever Coaches’ Corner Fundraising Gala to take place at the college’s Appleton room Oct. 25 with the reception beginn...

- 8 months ago

Death Row Survivor Talks at Private School

By Clint Confehr NASHVILLE, TN — Wrongfully convicted of murder because of racism, a man who spent 30 years in jail says faith helped him survive. At Christ Presbyterian Academy, Anthony Ray Hinton said he was arrested in 1985, released in 2015, and...

- 8 months ago

Homecoming Parade Needs Improving

By Tribune Staff The annual Homecoming Parade use to be a crown jewel in Tennessee State University’s homecoming activities. It was a family friendly event designed to showcase the best Nashville’s Black community had to spotlight in terms of persona...