Category : Tennessee

Southeast / Tennessee - 6 days ago

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dead at 88

In this May 29, 2012 file photo President Barack Obama awards author Toni Morrison with a Medal of Freedom, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The Nobel Prize-winning author has died. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf...

Southeast / Tennessee - 1 week ago

Black women taking on fight against diabetes

The risk for getting type 2 diabetes increases with age with the highest incidence occurring between 65-75. (Photo: iStockphoto / NNPA) The cost of insulin is skyrocketing and people (especially Black women) are dying because they cannot afford or...

Southeast / Tennessee - 2 weeks ago

Living Out Loud: I don’t care

Living Out Loud: I don’t care By Rev. Renita Green, Columnist I don’t care. Homelessness. Poverty. Crimes of poverty. The criminalization of poverty. The incarceration of the poor. These realities make me not care. The regular, consistent, persisten...

Southeast / Tennessee - 2 weeks ago

House Democrats reject vote to impeach Trump

Rep. Al Green The House voted earlier this month to table a resolution by Texas Rep. Al Green to impeach President Donald Trump. A majority of Democrats joined Republicans in voting to table Green’s measure, which the outspoken representative base...

Southeast / Tennessee - 2 weeks ago

Elks Lodge recognized as historical site

Elks Lodge, once known as Club Baron, is now recognized as a historical site. (photo courtesy of Nashville Mayor’s office) The Elks Lodge located at 2614 Jefferson Street was recognized as a historical site by the city of Nashville and the Histori...