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Obama Proposes Publicly Funded Community College for All
The proposal would provide two years of community college for free....


Obama Tests His Sway Against a GOP-Run Congress
President Obama aims to set the agenda for 2015 on his terms....


Police Chief Uses Polygraph Test to Weed Out Racist Applicants
Coopertown Police Chief Shane Sullivan is using polygraph tests to weed out racist applicants in ef...


This Day in Black History: Aug. 20, 1942
Singer, composer and entertainer Isaac Hayes was born on Aug. 20, 1942, in Covington, Tennessee....


Study: Voter ID Laws Cut Turnout by Blacks, Young
The study compared election turnout in Kansas and Tennessee — which tightened voter ID requirements...


Capitol Hill Staffer Resigns After Slamming Malia and Sasha Obama
Elizabeth Lauten's Facebook posting cost her her job....


Longtime Tennessee Lawmaker Lois DeBerry Dies at 68
Rep. Lois DeBerry succumbed to pancreatic cancer....


Black Business Leaders Sponsor Selma Tickets for Students Nationally
Thanks to a group of generous African-American business leaders, students in several U.S. cities ca...


Mixtape Review: DJ Paul & Drumma Boy, Clash of the Titans
Tennessee's best come together with production and lyrics....


Commentary: What’s Tackier Than Talking About Malia and Sasha?
Answer: Nothing....


Donna Summer Laid to Rest in Nashville
Friends and family say goodbye to Donna Summer....


This Day in Black History: Oct. 31, 1950
Earl Lloyd became the first African-American to play in an NBA game on Oct. 31, 1950....


This Day in Black History: Oct. 14, 1964
On Oct. 14, 1964, Martin Luther King Jr. received a Nobel Peace Prize for his work in the civil rig...


Tennessee Schools Struggle With Modern-Day Integration
A federal court has ordered the mostly Black Memphis, Tennessee, public schools to merge with the m...


2014’s Asthma Capitals
Is your city wearing the asthma crown this year?...


Tennessee’s Black Lawmakers Want a Say on the State’s Redistricting Map
The state's Black caucus plans to launch a court challenge to any map that does not include its mem...


Elderly African-American Chattanooga Resident Denied Voter ID Card
Dorothy Cooper, an elderly Black voter who tried to comply with new voting rules, was denied the ID...


Tennessee Titans Hint They May Sign Terrell Owens
The talented receiver has been sidelined by a knee surgery, but could be ready to play in the next ...


Chris Johnson Inks $53 Million Contract With the Tennessee Titans
The running back is slated to end his holdout Friday and return to the Titans camp nine days before...


This Day in Black History: May 4, 1884
On May 4, 1884, journalist and activist Ida B. Wells was forced by a train conductor to move from h...

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