4 days ago

2 arrested in Franklin after shooting at teen, evading police

Police responded to a call in the 300 block of 9th Ave. N around 1:15 a.m. Thursday morning after a report of shots fired.

    2 arrested in Franklin after shooting at teen, evading police
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Two people were arrested after police said they shot at a teenager and then evaded police. Police responded to a call in the 300 block of 9th Ave. N around 1:15 a.m. Thursday morning after a report of shots fired.
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Feb 12

Rep. John Ray Clemmons is at Tennessee State ...

Tonight the TN House went full Smashville as we honored our Nashville Predators for their 2017 Western Conference Championship.

    Rep. John Ray Clemmons
    Tonight the TN House went full Smashville as we honored our Nashville Predators for their 2017 Western Conference Championship.
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Feb 08

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Feb 01

April 28, 1964 | ...

April 28, 1964 | Before demonstrators and police officers clashed in what was known as a “lying-in,” students sealed off downtown Nashville by sitting and lying in the street at the corner of Church Street and 7thAvenue North, in protest of the city’ssegregated policies. Photograph by Vic Cooley, Nashville Banner Archives

    Nashville Public Library
    April 28, 1964 | Before demonstrators and police officers clashed in what was known as a "lying-in," students sealed...
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Jan 28

Ms. Cheap: Black History Month events abound in Nashville

...research, with a discussion following. It takes place in the Library and Archives auditorium at 403 Seventh Ave. N., Free parking is available near the Library and Archives building. The workshop is free, but...

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...site of memory and consciousness." In his lecture at the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt, 1207 18th Ave. S., Seck will present the history of the Whitney Plantation in the wider context of the...

    Ms. Cheap: Black History Month events abound in Nashville
    CLOSE The February calendar is full of African-American history events, with puppet shows, colorful cultural programs, interesting lectures, rich storytelling, history and genealogy workshops, and lots and lots of music. Most of the events are free, or have a small cost or suggested donation.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Jan 21

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Jan 18

5 things to know about Nashville's Women's March 2.0

The workshops will take place 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at TSU Avon Williams Campus (330 10th Ave. N.) in downtown Nashville. Tickets are $35-$110 and include lunch; students are $10.

    5 things to know about Nashville's Women's March 2.0
    CLOSE Last January, during inauguration weekend, approximately 15,000 people marched through Nashville in solidarity with the hundreds of thousands in Washington, D.C., as part of the first Women's March. A year later, that passion remains. On Saturday, Nashville Women's March 2.0 will take place downtown, coordinated by Power Together TN and a diverse array of organizations that work for justice and equality.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Jan 18

Nashville Women's March elevates activism with unique, new conference to inspire action

To engage that group, Power Together TN came up with an idea of a conference to further educate and engage the community. The workshops will take place 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m. at TSU Avon Williams Campus (330 10th Ave N, Nashville) in downtown Nashville.

    Nashville Women's March elevates activism with unique, new conference to inspire action
    CLOSE Kristin Dillard wore black every day for a week after the 2016 presidential election. She felt a shift toward "fear and negativity and otherness," and she mourned it. "I spent a week in a funk I couldn't shake," she says. But then, at a breakfast fundraiser nearly 10 days later, something changed.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Jan 17

Andrew Jackson's Hermitage added an event.

Join us for an afternoon of music and history with Dr. Naima Johnston-Bush, who will be sharing her program “Spiritual Songs: History of African-American Music.” Dr. Johnston-Bush will explore the history of spiritual music and its evolution as an American art form. Her dynamic voice brings each song alive, tracing the history of this powerful musical expression of faith, the audience is led from the 1600’s to the present, illustrating the impact and influence of African American Spiritual Music in all musical genres today! The event will take place at Tennessee State University in The Avon Williams Center. 330 10th Ave N Nashville, TN 37203

    Spiritual Songs: Music That Built a Nation
    Join us for an afternoon of music and history with Dr. Naima Johnston-Bush, who will be sharing her program "Spiritual Songs: History of African-American...
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Jan 11

Rep. John Ray Clemmons is at Tennessee State ...

It was my honor to recognize and honor two great Wilson County community leaders today with House Resolutions. Mr. Elmer Richerson, a long-time pillar of the banking and business community, and the late Mr. Cordell Winfree, a man who had a significant impact on my and so many others’ public education.

    Rep. John Ray Clemmons
    It was my honor to recognize and honor two great Wilson County community leaders today with House Resolutions. Mr. Elmer Richerson, a long-time pillar of the banking and business community, and the...
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Jan 08

LifeWay implosion: How does the tower's namesake feel?

The redevelopment of the swath of downtown property that runs from Broadway to Church Street and Ninth Avenue up to the Gulch is a part of the ongoing growth of Nashville and representative of the pivots the publishing industry is making in the digital age.

    LifeWay implosion: How does the tower's namesake feel?
    CLOSE The 12-story LifeWay tower emblazoned with massive stone crosses has greeted visitors to downtown Nashville for more than a quarter of a century. On Saturday, orchestrated explosions obliterated it out of the city's skyline for good. CLOSE But the implosion at the former headquarters of the Christian publishing giant does not bother the man the building is named for.
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Jan 05

How is James Draper supposed to feel about blowing up the LifeWay building named after him?

The redevelopment of the swath of downtown property that runs from Broadway to Church Street and Ninth Avenue up to the Gulch is a part of the ongoing growth of Nashville and representative of the pivots the publishing industry is making in the digital age.

    How is James Draper supposed to feel about blowing up the LifeWay building named after him?
    CLOSE The 12-story LifeWay tower emblazoned with massive stone crosses has greeted visitors to downtown Nashville for more than a quarter of a century. On Saturday, orchestrated explosions will obliterate it out of the city's skyline for good. But the impending implosion at the former headquarters of the Christian publishing giant does not bother the man the building is named for.
    http://www.tennessean.com

Dec 29

In freezing temperatures, Nashville's homeless urged to move off the streets

Standing at the corner of Rosa Parks and James Robertson boulevards, Ansalmo Vasquez was the first of the shift's transports that night.

    In freezing temperatures, Nashville's homeless urged to move off the streets
    CLOSE Minutes after officers Kendra Cowper and Jonathan Weeks began their Wednesday night patrol of downtown, the dispatch calls began coming in. People were cold.
    http://www.tennessean.com

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