Category : News

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Arna Bontemps and the literary legacy of Fisk University 

Arna Bontemps, a pivotal figure of the Harlem Renaissance, made significant contributions to literature and African American culture during his tenure in Nashville, Tennessee. Born in Alexandria, Louisiana, on October 13, 1902, Bontemps relocated to...

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DeFord Bailey: The harmonica virtuoso

DeFord Bailey, an African American harmonica virtuoso, holds a special place in American music history as one of the pioneering stars of the Grand Ole Opry. Born on Dec. 14, 1899, in Smith County, Tennessee, Bailey’s early life was marked by a bout...

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Tiger Woods plans sports bar

By Ron Wynn While he’s still entering tournaments periodically, it’s pretty clear that Tiger Woods’ days of dominating the pro tour are over. But he remains involved and active in several areas, with his newest being a venture with pop singer Jus...

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Track standouts prepare for Olympics

Track and field doesn’t get much exposure in America except in an Olympic year, but the upcoming Summer Games in Paris that begin July 26 have put some of this nation’s top track stars squarely in the spotlight. For at least the duration of the g...

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Musicians rally to rebuild Hurt Museum 

By Ron Wynn Musicians across the idiomatic spectrum are joining forces to rebuild a cultural shrine in Mississippi. That’s the 200-year-old former home of the great Mississippi John Hurt in Avalon. It had been restored and turned into a museum, b...

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Metro Arts to open expanded Lending Library Collection 

NASHVILLE, TN —The Metro Nashville Arts Commission (Metro Arts) is planning a celebration of the Lending Library Collection with an opening of fifty-three new artworks at the Mezzanine Gallery at the Main Branch of the Nashville Public Library (NPL)...

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NATO leaders gather in US capital

By Garret Martin, American University School of International Service Two military personnel walk by NATO banners before a wreath-laying ceremony at NATO’s headquarters in Brussels on April 4, 2024. Virginia Mayo/AP Photo When Washington, D.C.,...

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Foolery of Subjective Mainstream Media Hosts, Nervous Democrats

Stacy M. Brown critiques the mainstream media's subjective coverage, Democratic infighting, and the rising support for Trump despite his controversial history, highlighting the potential threats to democracy. #MediaBias #Biden2024 #TrumpDictatorship...

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Saint Lucia Business Pioneer Arnott Valmont Is 104

Long-serving Saint Lucia businessman and philanthropist Arnott Valmont celebrated his 104th birthday this week. Family members cited his frequent ‘power naps,’ exercise, and diet as reasons for his longevity. His daily routine at 5 am was...

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Pierre Assists Craft Vendor

Prime Minister Hon Philip J Pierre demonstrated his  commitment to small businesses by facilitating the empowerment of a local artisan and vendor. This gesture exemplifies Prime Minister Pierre’s  broader philosophy of nurturing entrepreneurshi...