Category : Black Local and National News

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C.O.N.N.E.C.T. Gives Away 60 Reopening Kits to Black Churches

By Vivian Shipe KNOXVILLE, TN — Even before the doors opened at noon, pastors from all over the city were at the door.   Workbook cover to help aid those churches planning to reopen soon. The kits were ready for them. In the faith leaders tool kits w...

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Proposed Property Tax Rate Hike Clarified Amid Referendum Petition

By Clint Confehr NASHVILLE, TN — Maybe Tennessee’s property tax rate formula should be a required mathematics lesson in public schools. It’s simple arithmetic, but questions come up when people talk about a $1 tax hike. Meanwhile, a petition is being...

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News: Contractor Awarded for Major BNA Roadway Improvements

NASHVILLE, TN — The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA) Board of Commissioners today selected Superior Construction Company Southeast, LLC for Nashville International Airport (BNA)’s terminal access roadway improvements project.The board...

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News: Chief District Judge Reeves to Receive TN Professional Award

NASHVILLE, TN — Chief United States District Judge Pamela L. Reeves will be honored next month with the inaugural Tennessee Professionalism Award from the Tennessee Bar Association and the Tennessee American Inns of Court.The Tennessee Professionalis...

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2020 Hyundai Sonata Limited

The new 2020 Hyundai Sonata Limited is so nice we had to review it twice! This This reimagined Sonata has turned the page on the predictable “boxy”styling, for a mid-size sedan. It offers many cool amenities but typical is not on the list.  To begin...

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Culture: News Briefs in Pandemic Times

By Peter WhiteElected Officials Get Back to WorkNASHVILLE, TN — After a 2½-month hiatus, Tennessee legislators are going back to work. Republicans have several dystopian bills they want to pass but with the economy in shambles, budget-cutting is now...

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News: Why its Harmful That the Census Misses People of Color

Imagine you’re trying to count every single person living in the United States. There are two main ways that you can mess up; you can count some people twice and you can miss some people out.In 2010, the Census Bureau made both mistakes, as it always...

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2020 Toyota Camry TRD

The bold styling and amplified look of the 2020 Camry TRD will get you noticed! A gloss-black front grille with sport mesh insert, aerodynamic TRD-tuned body kit with red pinstripes and a dynamic rear spoiler are just some of Camry TRD’s unforgettabl...

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Guy Anthony Wheeler a man whose actions speak louder than words

Charles Moseley By Charles Moseley ”I have a dream!” ― Martin Luther King Jr. “To be or not to be!”— Shakespeare “ Say it loud, I’m Black & I’m proud!”—James Brown “ I’m terrific and getting better!”—Bobby R. Henry, Sr.—“Be GREAT!”—Guy Anth...