Nashville

Bitsy Brennan was fired from her job and her son, Edward Brennan, was arrested on assault charges after a video went viral showing them confronting Black man Johnny Martinez, who was doing his job and checking for parking permits in a parking garage in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Police reported that 26-year-old Dezire Baganda was sitting at the front of the Nashville Light Mission Pentecostal Church when he pulled his gun and walked up to the altar where Pastor Ezekiel Ndikumana was praying with several members of the church. Fortunately, Ndikumana tackled Baganda before anyone was hurt.

Fisk University has received a multimillion-dollar donation, marking the largest gift in the institution’s 155-year history.

A police shooting that led to the death of Nika Holbert, a Black woman, has sparked a larger debate about best practices by law enforcement and who was in the wrong first in the fateful encounter in Nashville.

Anthony Quinn Warner, the Nashville Christmas bomber, and Duke Webb, accused Illinois bowling alley murderer, are not being discussed in terms of white domestic terrorism. Why not?

Meharry Medical College has received a $34 million endowment to increase the representation of Black doctors in the U.S.

NFL player Jalen Ramsey donated $1 million to a school in Nashville.

A museum celebrating the legacies of Black musicians will open in Nashville this summer.

Councilwoman Sharon Hurt is fighting to have Nashville International Airport named after Oprah Winfrey.

Nashville voters passed Amendment 1 that authorizes the creation of a police oversight panel.

Civil Rights leader Rev. James Lawson will be honored with the creation of a scholarship in his name at Vanderbilt University.