Category : Black Local and National News

by Staff - 2 months ago

Anti-Corruption Summit for Country Above Party

By Clint Confehr NASHVILLE, TN — More than 2,000 people are coming here for an “anti-corruption movement” conference March 29-31, organizers say of their “UnRig Summit” in the Music City Center. “I guarantee you, this is one of the most diverse confe...

by Staff - 2 months ago

Commission Tells State Fair to Find New Home

NASHVILLE, TN — Meeting for the first time since being recreated by the state legislature a year ago, the Tennessee State Fair Commission voted Friday that it’s time for the State Fair to search for and “identify” a new site that can accommodate the...

by Staff - 2 months ago

MTSU Proud of its Long Service to Low-Income Students

MURFREESBORO, TN  — MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee, in a note to university community Friday, underscored MTSU’s standing as a destination of choice for first-generation students and its long success in helping low-income students who meet admission...

by Staff - 2 months ago

New York Attorney Probing Trump Business Deals

By Michael R. Sisak Associated Press    NEW YORK, NY — New York’s attorney general has opened a civil investigation into President Donald Trump’s business dealings, taking action after his former lawyer told Congress he exaggerated his wealth to obta...

by Staff - 2 months ago

Turner Construction Topping Out of 1200 Broadway

NASHVILLE, TN — Turner Construction Company’s Nashville office announced the topping out of 1200 Broadway, the luxury mixed-use high-rise in downtown Nashville. The 26-floor complex began construction in Sept. 2017 and is set for completion in Decemb...

by Staff - 2 months ago

There‘s a New Kid in Town and it’s Not Amazon

By Peter White NASHVILLE, TN – Xinova is new kind of venture capital company that finds private financing for inventors and innovators who have good ideas but don’t have connections on Wall St. or Silicon Valley. The company has a far-flung network o...

by Staff - 2 months ago

Fisk Partnership Launches Undergrad Scholars Program

NASHVILLE, TN — Fisk University, one of the nation’s historically black colleges and the oldest institution of higher learning in Nashville, Tennessee, and Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP recently announced the launch of the Cravath Scholars program....

by Staff - 2 months ago

2019 Volvo XC40 T5 AWD

The new 2019 Volvo XC40 T5 AWD R Design offers drivers and passengers  a solid and safe driving performance and a sporty design both inside and out.  The All-Wheel Drive feature, (which is standard), provides extra traction during acceleration, espec...

by Staff - 2 months ago

She Educates People in a Man’s World

By Clint Confehr COLUMBIA, TN — Latiaa Sneed seems uniquely qualified for one of her assignments at Fire Hall No. 1. Sneed majored in theater with a minor in psychology at Middle Tennessee State University and so she likes her role as a Dalmatian ded...

by Staff - 2 months ago

2019 Chevrolet Blazer Premier

The new 2019 Chevrolet Premier AWD SUV is the latest member of the Chevrolet SUV family. It features a standard 3.6L V6 engine, making it the perfect two-row midsize SUV. With 305 horsepower, is not only fun to drive, but when it’s time for the heavy...

by Staff - 2 months ago

William Edmondson Homesite Park Higher Vision Master Plan

NASHVILLE, TN — The William Edmondson Cultural Arts Center and Museum is the centerpiece of our Higher Vision Master Plan for the William Edmondson Homesite Park. It will honor the legacy of its namesake by housing a variety of arts resources and pr...

by Staff - 2 months ago

Will My Baby Develop Pacifier Teeth?

Like many parents, you may be concerned about your child’s pacifier use.  You may wonder if its harmful, what age should they stop, and will this affect their teeth.  Pacifiers provide a source of comfort to infants and with proper use, your baby can...