His writing looked head-on at matters of race and injustice, but he also tried to find common ground through food and the culture of the kitchen table.
Metro School Board has come under fire for a decision to limit where the next batch of new charter schools can operate. But the resolution’s architect contends the measure isn’t anti-charter so much as a matter of setting priorities.
This year marks a half-century since Father Ryan's basketball team first took the court with an integrated team. Willie Brown was a junior at the time.
After eight years—and seemingly countless court hearings—art that Georgia O’Keefe donated to Fisk University is now being shared with the Crystal Bridges Museum.
The October numbers are in for Nashville area home sales-and they could replace the proverbial glass of water for telling if someone’s an optimist or pessimist. Glass half full--sales continue to outpace figures from 2012. Half empty-the market seems to be slowing.
The last time Mayor Karl Dean asked Nashvillians to all read a book together, it was “Life of Pi,” about a boy trapped in a lifeboat with a tiger. The newest citywide read, announced Monday night, seems to follow the animal theme.
Several hundred Davidson County DUI cases are up for review because they involved blood tests handled by a now-fired crime lab employee.
The first day of investigation into a plane crash in Nashville is raising more questions that it answers. The four-seater plane was Canadian with a flight plan that called for landing in Ontario, so why was it in Tennessee?
Senator Lamar Alexander has joined the growing number of Republicans who want the US Secretary of Health to step down. He says it will take someone other than Kathleen Sebelius to get rid of the glitches with the Health Care Exchange enrollment.
There is one university legally known as LU--and Nashville Lipscomb isn’t it.
Metro officials today broke ground in Edmondson Park on Friday. The small strip of green space along Charlotte Avenue is being renovated to honor the self-taught sculptor William Edmondson.
Tennessee State University installed its eighth president Friday morning. Glenda Glover is the first woman to lead the institution since its founding 101 years ago.
The new area code that will be added in parts of Middle Tennessee starting in 2015—when the 615 area code is projected to run out of available phone numbers.
A pair of state commissioners went on the defense today, standing up for the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Yesterday, an audit knocked the DIDD for failing people who might be able to hold a job or lead a normal life if they just had a little more help. (more…)
A new report claims the state of Tennessee doesn’t adequately care for people with developmental disabilities. But the state agency responsible for those programs says their hands are tied by the state budget.
The current exhibit in the Frist Center's Gordon Contemporary gallery is an exercise in cross-continental collaboration.