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Freed Inner Beauty

Written by Zac Cooper

Nashville’s April Volunteer of the Month is Tiffany Love Harden, a visionary leader and inspiring presence in our community.  One of Tiffany’s favorite quotes underscores her belief in the power of positive intentions: “Your mind is a garden, your thoughts are seeds. 213 more words

Crime Prevention

Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and the Progressivism of the Black Panther

A few weeks ago I watched The Black Panther and loved the movie. I watched the movie with a few friends in Oakland and it was fun to hear applause from the crowd when the first scene in the movie took place in Oakland. 1,929 more words

Celebrating Women In Literature

For the month of March phenomenal women throughout history are celebrated for shaping history. I’ve chosen to dedicate this post to women that have helped shape the literally world.  520 more words

Education

The Wright's Take A lesson From The Bees

The Wright family transforms an old barn on their property into a place of healing and educational facility for the community.

“We have a barn on our property that was built in the early to mid 1800’s and someone else would look at it and say it’s a tear down, but we have some big plans for it.,” said Yvonna Kopacz-Wright of… 468 more words

Family

Study Shows Blacks Value Community Involvement More Than Whites

A new study revealed that when it comes to finances African Americans are more likely to support their family, friends, and the local communities that they reside in more than Whites, … 329 more words

Nation

Al Sharpton Commentary

Al Sharpton has been in the public eye for decades, yet has managed to have one of the most controversial images of our time. 

GREENSBORO – Al Sharpton’s path way to activism began like most civil rights leaders in the 1900’s, the church. 596 more words

Class Work

Preserve The Eatonville Community, Executive Director Shares Deep Connection To Zora Neale Hurston

N.Y. Nathiri is the executive director of the Association to Preserve The Eatonville Community, Inc. (P.E.C.)

Van Buren: How did Zora! Festival come to be? 506 more words

Education