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The Equity Alliance adds Policy Director

The Equity Alliance, a statewide non-profit focused on the civic and economic empowerment of the Black community, announced today the addition of lawyer Kendra Lee as the organization’s policy manager. Lee is charged with leading The Equity Alliance’s government relations and advocacy efforts.

Dismas House Receives $37.5k in Community Grants

Dismas House of Nashville announces it has received $37,500 in grants from local foundations to support basic needs and programming for residents. The non-profit organization received $25,000 from the Memorial Foundation for general program support and $12,500 from the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to fund Welcome Backpacks and meals for residents. The Welcome Backpacks include clothing, toiletries and food for men who are new arrivals to Dismas House to help them acclimate to their new home and transition from incarceration.
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LIFE & CULTURE

The NMAAM Journey

The vision behind the museum is to be the only museum dedicated solely to educating, preserving and celebrating the influence African Americans have had on music. Based in Nashville, Tenn., as a part of the Fifth + Broadway development, the museum will share the story of the American soundtrack by integrating history and interactive technology to bring musical heroes of the past into the present.

Author Eric E. Brown to Discuss his Book “Weekend Reflections” with Writer Molly Secours

Weekend Reflections is a graphic memoir that shows the journey of a black man becoming a vulnerable and courageous human being through words and pictures. The book travels through Blackness, relationships, religion, culture, and Hip Hop to fully-paint life against the colorless assumptions made by a first glance. Weekend Reflections is a stream of consciousness with out-loud visuals that are full of ambiguous thoughts, contrarian views, and insightful experiences of a Southern, Black, Hip Hop Man that hopes to grow and find understanding by saying the things that are usually left unsaid.

Mayor John Cooper, Baltimore Mayor Place Friendly Wager Ahead Of Titans and Ravens NFL Playoffs Game

Mayor John Cooper and Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott today made a friendly wager on the outcome of this weekend’s NFL playoff game. Mayor Cooper looks forward to the showdown between the Tennessee Titans and Baltimore Ravens. Last year, the Titans beat the Ravens 28-12 in a thrilling 2020 AFC Divisional Round game.
Millions of Americans face hunger this year. (Photo by: Shape Charge | iStockPhoto.com)

How to Help the Millions of Americans Facing Hunger

Millions of people nationwide face hunger. And the COVID-19 pandemic has thrust even more Americans into this vulnerable position.
Family time without digital devices ( Photo by: nd3000 | iStock via Getty Images Plus)

How Your Family Can Adopt Healthier Digital Habits in 2021

As we head into 2021, adults and kids alike may still be enjoying the excitement of digital devices received as gifts over the holidays. However, the new year is always a great time for a reset, so alongside those new devices, consider adopting some new digital habits.
Working from home

New Research Highlights Cybersecurity Threats as Workforces Go Remote

The business landscape changed significantly in 2020, and new research suggests that cyber criminals took note. The latest threat intelligence from SonicWall Capture Labs, which reflects year-to-date findings through September 2020, shows that while overall malware volume declined for the third consecutive quarter, cybercriminals are increasingly using different means of attack.

MONEY & BUSINESS

Steps to buying your first home in Nashville

Buying a house is, without a doubt, the biggest purchase that most people will make in their lives. And there are many ways it's different from shopping for anything else. First of all, it can be quite stressful at some point. However, while you can try to manage stress through music or other activities you enjoy doing, the consequences and risks related to buying your property remain. For this reason, it's necessary that we go through the main steps to buying your first home in Nashville.

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