Category : Black Local and National News

by Staff - 2 days ago

Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Michael Ford

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Michael Ford, right, from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, assigned to the deck department aboard the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), leads fellow deck Sailors in training for sea and anchor e...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Dear Friends,

As Congress returns from a two-week recess, House Democrats continue to prioritize the needs of middle class and low income families. This week, the House Judiciary Committee held a markup on legislation to lower the cost of prescription drugs, while...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Atlanta’s Diversity Complicates Census Count

By Khalil Abdullah CLARKSTON, GA (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Inside the Clarkston Community Center, a 20-minute drive from downtown Atlanta, Mayor Ted Terry talked about canvassing for votes in that neighborhood five years ago.  A woman from Bhutan, South...

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Family-owned potato chip brand celebrates three years

      The Anderson family, founders of Symphony Potato chips. NATIONWIDE — The road to entrepreneurship is a long one, but once there, the ability to maintain can be just as hard if not harder. The Anderson family, founders of Symphony Chips, p...

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American Baptist College Graduates are Uplifting

NASHVILLE, TN — American Baptist College graduates strive to uplift and be uplifting, according to Provost for Academic Affairs, Dr. LaShante Walker. Shane’ Carter, a U. S. Army Veteran will receive her degree at the 2019 graduation ceremony.  The 19...

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N.R.A. = Not Really Aiding

By Don Valentine        Review in your mind the cornucopia of positive preventive gun initiatives the N.R.A. has done?  Oh, you did not find any. That is because the next time they do will be the first time they do! I am not a very smart man.  It is...

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Understand…

Understand…  Some pain is nothing but His Love.   It’s only a hurting thing when you don’t understand His touch.   So, when  you kneel and pray let your heart be demanding.  Then, say to our Lord you need His understanding.   Sometimes we fight...

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The Mixer Is Your Golf Course FAM SO Let’s Make A Deal

On The Scene With Crystal Chanel In the world of social media, we often forget that developing authentic and in person relationships are a must. In order to advance your cause, you must meet and connect with people that believe in your mission, produ...

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Advance Financial Opens Jefferson City Location

JEFFERSON CITY, TN — Nashville-based financial services and fintech company Advance Financial cut the ribbon today at the company’s newest store in Tennessee, located in Jefferson City. To mark the occasion, the Advance Financial Foundation donated $...

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High School More Than Just Getting to Graduate

By Dwayne Tucker On May 16th, LEAD Academy’s largest graduating class ever will walk across the stage at Belmont’s Curb Event Center for our sixth annual Senior Signing Day.  Surrounded by parents, teachers and community members, these young men and...

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Turner Construction Finds Ways to Boost Women’s Achievements

By Clare Bratten NASHVILLE, TN — Turner construction company recently held a panel discussion in Nashville on how to help women professionals succeed in their male-dominated field.  Turner is known for their high profile construction projects includi...