Sir Joshua Black Speaks of Details of His Fire Dept. Lawsuit
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by Logan Langlois
1w ago
By Logan Langlois NASHVILLE, TN  —  Joshua Lipscomb, known by most by his stage name Sir Joshua Black, has recently been opening up regarding the details of his $450,000 settlement following his lawsuit against the Nashville Fire Department.  Joshua Lipscomb He filed the suit after what he claims were attempts to suppress his first amendment right to freedom of speech, in the form of a 16-day suspension as punishment for a tweet he made criticizing Nashville City Council. The suspension came even though none of his social media accounts identified him as a member of the Nashvil ..read more
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Community Outreach Groups Helping Those in Need
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by Logan Langlois
1w ago
By Logan Langlois NASHVILLE, TN — Nashville experienced a dramatic arctic front this past December with temperatures falling below zero, wind chills in the negative double digits, and the state of Tennessee receiving a surprising amount of snowfall. These upcoming months are looking to be no different, with temperatures predicted to continue to stay within 30°F and 44°F in January and 33°F and 48°F in February, including incoming rainy and snow days. Under these predictions, several community outreach groups centered around homelessness have been gearing up to provide for those who are most a ..read more
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Sprouts to Open Jan. 20 in Nashville
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by Article submitted
1w ago
NASHVILLE, TN — Sprouts Farmers Market is excited to announce it will open its newest store on Jan. 20, located at 5821 Nolensville Pike in Nashville. A ribbon cutting with LaTanya Channel, director of economic growth and small business development of Nashville will take place Friday morning at 6:45 a.m. The doors to the store will open at 7 a.m. This will be the second Sprouts location in Nashville. “Sprouts will be a fantastic addition to one of our fastest growing neighborhoods in Southeast Nashville,” said Nashville Mayor John Cooper. “Bringing new, full-service grocery options to communi ..read more
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Nashville’s Top Black Executives Gather for Discussion About The “It City’s” Change, Challenges, and Opportunities
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by Article submitted
2w ago
NASHVILLE, TN- Nearly 100 Black Executives were hosted on Tuesday evening for a night of networking and learning at the new offices of Spencer Fane Bone McAllester. The event was the vision of Studio Bank Co-Founder and community leader, Harry Allen, and Studio Bank Founders’ Advisory Board member and author of Own Your Phenomenal Self: A guide on Character, Success and Leadership and Spoken Art: Too Brave to Back Down Rita P. Mitchell. “I first reached out to Rita several months ago. After a few conversations with Black executives new to town, I recognized that many of them wanted opportunit ..read more
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Metro Government to Host First Career Fair of the New Year
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by Article submitted
2w ago
Nashville, Tenn. – The Mayor’s Office of Community Engagement, Metro Department of Human Resources and the Metropolitan Action Commission will host an in-person career fair on Thursday, January 26, 2023, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the W.A. Bass Learning Center located at 5200 Delaware Avenue. All employers are Metro Government departments and Metro related agencies. Agencies on site to discuss career opportunities include: Metro Social Services Office of the Metro Trustee Metro General Services/Fleet Division Metro Action Commission Music City Center Metro Public Health Department Metro Wat ..read more
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Mayor Announces Several Neighborhood Projects in Bordeaux 
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by Article submitted
2w ago
NASHVILLE, TN — Mayor John Cooper joined the 2022 Bordeaux North Nashville Participatory Budgeting steering committee for the city project selection unveiling. During the 2022 cycle, Bordeaux and North Nashville residents 14 years and older were eligible to cast ballots online, by mail and in person for their top five city project choices on a list of 25 potential projects. Those ideas – which all came from Bordeaux and North Nashville residents – were on showcase at an October 12 voting expo at the Hadley-Lillard Park Community Center. The Participatory Budgeting steering committee reviewed ..read more
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Big Brothers Big Sisters Partners With Tennessee Titans for National Mentoring Month
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by Article submitted
2w ago
NASHVILLE, TN — Big Brothers Big Sisters Middle Tennessee (BBBSMT) has partnered with the Tennessee Titans to advocate for the impact of mentorship and inspire adults to become mentors during National Mentoring Month. National Mentoring Month, which was founded by Mentor National, is an annual recognition of the importance of mentorship. This recognition identifies the mutually beneficial relationship between a mentor and mentee and the impact mentoring can have on all community members. “January is such a fitting time to celebrate the power of mentoring; the beginning of a new year is a time ..read more
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Despite a Stroke, Fundraising Hero Sets New Record
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by Article submitted
3w ago
NASHVILLE, TN — In less than four months after suffering a hemorrhagic stroke, New York City resident and Nashville-bred author Sekou Writes completed his first New York City Marathon, while raising money for two different nonprofits: Transformation Life Center (that transforms the lives of youth living in underserved communities) and Back On My Feet (a national organization that fights homelessness by teaching them how to run).   On June 1, 2021, inspired by the Nashville Chapter of Black Men Run, Sekou began running one mile daily during his birthday month. By July 14, 2022, he ha ..read more
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Monster Jam at Bridgestone Arena This Weekend
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by Alison Decker
3w ago
By Alison Decker NASHVILLE, TN — Bernard Lyght a stuntman and stunt driver from Albany, Georgia looks forward to each season competing with his fellow comrades in a 1500-horsepower Megalodon monster truck throughout the United States, but especially Nashville, for Monster Jam.  This show is for families and people of all backgrounds and ages.  Lyght started out with the company 11 years ago, transitioning from stunt man to stunt driver, and is going into his sixth year as a stunt driver for Monster Jam. A skilled acrobat and former cheerleader, martial artist and stunt man, Lyght ha ..read more
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NAACP’s Branch Officers’ Inauguration Dec. 29
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by Clint Confehr
1M ago
By Clint Confehr NASHVILLE, TN — The NAACP’s next branch president here slept on concrete for nearly two months to protest George Floyd’s murder. Demonstrators called her Queen Mother at Tennessee’s Legislative Plaza. On-line balloting Nov. 16-17 elected the Rev. Venita Lewis to succeed Nashville NAACP Branch President Sheryl Guinn. Lewis’ term starts Jan. 1. Davidson County General Sessions Court Judge Rachael Bell was chosen to administer Lewis’ oath of office in Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 2800 Buena Vista Pike, at 6 p.m. on Dec. 29. Lewis has been an NAACP member four decades. T ..read more
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