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More Black-owned businesses coming to Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - People across the country are celebrating Black-owned businesses because August is Black Business Month. Black business owner Tobit Harvey of TJ’s Cheesecake Chronicles in Antioch recently took a leap of faith. He left his scientist career behind to make cheesecakes full time. He’s working to inspire other people to get involved in the culinary arts if it’s something they love.
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Heaven Gained An Angel, Shirley D Rayford

She attended Nashville public schools and received her high school diploma in 1954. Following graduation, she enrolled at Tennessee Agricultural and Industrial State College, later named Tennessee State University (TSU). While at TSU, she met and married fellow student Marvin E. Glass. Both earned a Bachelor of Science degree in...
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New restaurant SOUL offers multi-sensory dining experience

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - As we continue to celebrate Black Business Month, a new restaurant is now open on Charlotte Pike giving people an immersive dining experience. From hanging umbrellas, floral designs and soothing fountains, it feels like you’ve just entered a different world. “It is immersive, it inspires,...
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Protesters don cement shoes to protest vegan milk charges at Starbucks

A group of protesters stepped into boots embedded in concrete outside a Nashville Starbucks on Thursday, blocking the shop’s entrances and exits and waving signs to “end the vegan upcharge” on plant-based milks. The campaign — meant to emphasize that protesters won’t budge from efforts to stop the Seattle-based coffee giant charging extra for non-dairy milk options — kicked off this summer when participants superglued their hands to Starbucks counters in Chicago, New York City and Seattle. The Nashville protest, in which the participants were arrested, shut down an entire street at West End Avenue, drawing over a dozen police cars, according...
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Community members pack hygiene kits for MNPS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - Metro Nashville schools in District 16 will soon receive bags of hygiene kits to help students continue to get the best education and its all thanks to people in that community. As the school year gets started, many people want to make sure kids have backpacks...
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RUSH Guitarist Alex Lifeson and Gibson Gives Donate Funds and Guitars in Nashville

Alex Lifeson, legendary guitarist for RUSH, the Gibson team, and representatives from Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Room in The Inn, gathered for a special event at the Gibson Garage--the ultimate guitar experience and music destination in the heart of downtown Nashville, Music City USA. Alex Lifeson, and Gibson Gives--Gibson’s purpose-driven philanthropic arm—donated funds directly to two local organizations that offer vital resources to the people of Nashville: Monroe Carell and Room In The Inn. In addition, Gibson has donated guitars and gear for music therapy programs at the hospital and Room In The Inn.
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