Category : News

by Staff - 6 days ago

Shocking: CNN Accidentally Proves Trump’s Point

What happens when the Fake News gets it right? Well, even an idiot is right once in a while. I’m sure Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi are crying in their Cheerios now that CNN backed Trump’s claims. Thursday, Jim Acosta set out to prove we...

by Staff - 6 days ago

Americans More Pragmatic Than Trump on Border Security

It’s “xenophobic rhetoric” and “fear mongering,” but most Americans are more pragmatic about border security, according to NAACP leaders and friends commenting on President Trump’s first televised Oval Office speech. “There is a growing humanitarian...

by Staff - 6 days ago

Va. Lawmakers Begin 2019 Debates Over Money, Other Issues

The Virginia General Assembly convened January 9 for its traditional short session. With the GOP holding a slender 51-49 control  of the House of Delegates,  and 21-19 lead in the Senate, Democrats are hoping to continue their momentum to recapture ...

by Staff - 6 days ago

At Last! TN Gov. Haslam Frees Cyntoia

Statement of Beatriz Beckford, campaign director, and Monifa Bandele, senior vice president of MomsRising, an online and on-the-ground organization of more than one million mothers and their families, on Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s decision to g...

by Staff - 6 days ago

New Law to Ensure Minority Participation in Metro Spending

By Clint Confehr NASHVILLE, TN — Like many who’ve seen progress on civil rights, several community leaders say metro’s new Equal Business Opportunity Law is a good start, but there’s more work to be done. “Passing legislation is the easy part,” said...

by Staff - 6 days ago

United Way to Lead Citywide Literacy Plan

NASHVILLE, TN — The United Way of Metropolitan Nashville has been selected as the lead organization to manage the implementation of the “Blueprint for Early Childhood Success,” the first-of-its-kind citywide literacy plan to double the number of Nash...

by Staff - 6 days ago

Citizens Savings Bank and Trust Appoints New Board Members

NASHVILLE, TN — Citizens Savings Bank and Trust, the oldest continuously operating minority-owned bank in the United States, has appointed two new directors to its board.  Paul Luter and Jim Schmitz have joined both the board of the bank and the hold...

by Staff - 6 days ago

Cooper Reintroduces No Budget, No Pay Act

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) reintroduced bipartisan legislation that would stop congressional pay if Congress fails to pass its spending bills on time. The No Budget, No Pay Act, introduced with Reps. Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) and Ver...

by Staff - 6 days ago

Statements on Cynthia Brown’s Clemency

CYNTOIA DENISE BROWN STATEMENT The following statement was issued by Cyntoia Denise Brown in response to Gov. Bill Haslam’s clemency decision:  Cynthia Brown has been granted clemency by Governor Bill Haslam. “Thank you, Governor Haslam, for your act...

by Staff - 6 days ago

Statements on Cyntoia Brown’s Clemency

CYNTOIA DENISE BROWN STATEMENT The following statement was issued by Cyntoia Denise Brown in response to Gov. Bill Haslam’s clemency decision:  Cynthia Brown has been granted clemency by Governor Bill Haslam. “Thank you, Governor Haslam, for your act...