On the two-year anniversary of the death of a Nashville man who by police, six teen activists who have been at the forefront of recent Black Lives Matter protests are learning where their own hometown fits within the national narrative about police brutality and racial justice.
The Nashville Community Bail Fund has been working in overdrive to release people from jail since the coronavirus started spreading. By May, the organization’s money had nearly dried up. But the nationwide protests have spurred a flood of donations.
There are more paintings than furniture in Omari Booker’s studio in Nashville. His works are bursting with color, illuminating images of family and Black men. One painting, “The Black Bird,” captures his time in prison.
It was impossible to ignore. The latest rally on Nashville’s War Memorial Plaza — this time to recognize Juneteenth and the final emancipation of all slaves — attracted a predominantly white audience.
As protests against racial injustice carry into a fourth weekend, more are scheduled in Middle Tennessee, with several emphasizing particular themes — especially celebrating Juneteenth and the end of slavery.
Protesters have returned to the state Capitol on Tuesday morning, where a handful have been demonstrating against police brutality since Friday afternoon.
Protests have continued across the nation and around the world for a third straight week following the death of George Floyd on May 25.
About 2,000 people marched peacefully in downtown Nashville on Saturday during a day of nationwide protests in response to racism and police brutality. This latest event was organized by the Somali Students’ Association at Middle Tennessee State University. Its members include many from the region’s Muslim community, who say they want to show solidarity with […]
Saturday’s massive rally in downtown Nashville ended with the destruction of a plaque honoring marchers in the Civil Rights Movement on the steps of city hall.
a small group of protesters damaged the offices of the mayor and other city leaders late Saturday evening.