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Word on the street

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African Americans in Nashville are still trying to recover from what they see as a major disappointment during the mayoral election Aug. 6. Many are so disillusioned by Bill Freeman’s defeat they are vowing not to vote in the runoffs.…

They’re off and running

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The presidential election is 16 months away, but already we’re smack in the middle of the usual media scrum of campaign coverage, prognostication, and strategizing by many of us who have nothing much to do with the real campaigns. I’ve…

What’s next after the marches

We’ve seen it before: The injustice, the reactions, the non-stop talking and tweeting after yet another headline grabbing tragedy. We’ve seen the hours of commentary, the ‘think pieces,’ the marches, the online petitions and the panels. But what exactly should…