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The Fisk Jubilee Singers performs at the university's 150th gala in April 2016.
Credit: Raymond Wade/Fisk University.
Funding / Tennessee

Fisk University Embraces 150 Years Of History — But Wants To Move Past Financial Troubles

It was founded 150 years ago, just after the Civil War, to educate freed slaves. It graduated prominent black leaders of the Harlem Renaissance and Civil Rights.

Community leaders gathered at the Adventure Science Center Monday for the release of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce annual report card.
Credit: Marc Hill/Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce.

Nashville Business Leaders Demand More Accountability On MNPS Literacy

In an annual report card from the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, they conclude there’s been little — if any — improvement across the district.

Candles and gifts memorialize the six Chattanooga children killed when the school bus they were riding crashed. Credit: TN Photo Services.
Safety / Tennessee

Tennessee Governor Says Outsourcing Buses Needs To Be Reassessed After Chattanooga Crash

Emails show school administrators were warned about the driver of the bus months ago. The accident has claimed six lives.