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The Fisk Jubilee Singers: A Call to Action

The Fisk Jubilee Singers: A Call to Action

Fisk Jubilee Singers, circa 1870s. In the photo from left: Minnie Tate, Greene Evans, Isaac Dickerson, Jennie Jackson, Maggie Porter, ...
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100 Years Later, Tennessee Celebrates Turning Point of Hard Battle for Women’s Right to Vote

100 Years Later, Tennessee Celebrates Turning Point of Hard Battle for Women’s Right to Vote

Pictured above: Sculptor Alan LeQuire's Tennessee Women's Suffrage Monument overlooks the Parthenon in Centennial Park. It was dedicated in 2016 ...
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BPM2020: New Downtown Park Honors Black Suffragist Frankie Pierce

BPM2020: New Downtown Park Honors Black Suffragist Frankie Pierce

The newest green space in Downtown Nashville’s trendy district known as The Gulch is named after one of its most ...
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BPM2020: Ida B. Wells-Barnett and the Fight for Equality and Justice

BPM2020: Ida B. Wells-Barnett and the Fight for Equality and Justice

Demonstrators hoist an Ida B. Wells Plaza sign in front of the Tennessee State Capitol building/Alex Kent photo courtesy of ...
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A Mission for the Matthews is Making a Difference in Their Communities

A Mission for the Matthews is Making a Difference in Their Communities

The Community Foundation’s Heart of Nashville series revisits stories of donors and active community residents who have stepped up to ...
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Celebrating Black Philanthropy | BPM2020

Celebrating Black Philanthropy | BPM2020

Official Black Philanthropy Month poster illustrated by artist Yétundé Olagbaju Can We Hear an Amen? Black Giving Continues to Emanate ...
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BPM2020: A Family’s Long Legacy of Philanthropy Continues at R.H. Boyd Publishing Corp.

BPM2020: A Family’s Long Legacy of Philanthropy Continues at R.H. Boyd Publishing Corp.

Fitting that Nashville’s soon-to-be newest icon to cultural diversity, downtown's long-awaited National Museum of African American Music, owes a big ...
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BPM2020: Citizens Savings Bank and Trust Has Been a ‘Steadfast Anchor’ to Black Nashville

BPM2020: Citizens Savings Bank and Trust Has Been a ‘Steadfast Anchor’ to Black Nashville

The Morris Memorial Building, built in the 1920s for the National Baptist Convention’s Sunday School Publishing Board, housed Citizens Bank ...
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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

For many of us, we have been working for years to solve the challenge of racism in this community.One of ...
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Scholarship honors the 'Jackie Robinson of Journalism'

Scholarship honors the ‘Jackie Robinson of Journalism’

Pictured Above: Dr. Kevin Churchwell and Gloria Respress-Churchwell  stand proudly in front of Robert Churchwell Sr.'s trench coat, fedora, and ...
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Bridge to Equality: Honoring Gail and David Williams II

Bridge to Equality: Honoring Gail and David Williams II

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to honor civic and community leaders the late David Williams II and wife Gail ...
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Collective Philanthropy

Collective Philanthropy

The Community Foundation’s Heart of Nashville series revisits stories of donors and active community residents who have stepped up to ...
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Celebrate Seven Trailblazing Women of Wonder

Celebrate Seven Trailblazing Women of Wonder

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee celebrates seven trailblazing Women of Wonder as 2019 Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award RecipientsLongtime activists ...
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Black Philanthropy Month

Black Philanthropy Month

“If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else.”  -Toni MorrisonThe Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee ...
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Heart of Nashville: Mohamed Shukri-Hassan

Heart of Nashville: Mohamed Shukri-Hassan

The Community Foundation’s Heart of Nashville series revisits stories of donors and active community residents who have stepped up to ...
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Chris & Linda Hope Honor Roots Through Outreach

Chris & Linda Hope Honor Roots Through Outreach

The Community Foundation’s Heart of Nashville series revisits stories of donors and active community residents who have stepped up to ...
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Honoring a Legendary Coach: Ed Temple

Honoring a Legendary Coach: Ed Temple

Coach Ed Temple was a legend, the embodiment of perseverance, determination, and success both in Nashville and across our country ...
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Judges Wiseman, Dinkins to be honored at Bridge to Equality Luncheon

Judges Wiseman, Dinkins to be honored at Bridge to Equality Luncheon

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to recognize trailblazing Metro Schools desegregation efforts and civic leadership of retired Judge Thomas ...
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Charles Story Honors His Father's Legacy

Charles Story Honors His Father’s Legacy

The Power of Words Helps Charles Story Honor His Father's Legacy“Growing up, we were not to touch the newspaper until ...
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Desegregation Efforts Recognized at Bridge to Equality

Desegregation Efforts Recognized at Bridge to Equality

Judges Wiseman, Dinkins honored at The Community Foundation’s 3rd Annual Bridge to Equality Fund LuncheonThe Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee ...
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Proof you don’t need great wealth to make an impact

Proof you don’t need great wealth to make an impact

Jacob and Joy photo courtesy of Andrew Kenworthy photographyThe Community Foundation’s Heart of Nashville series revisits stories of donors and ...
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Religious Institutions Also Benefit Big from The Big Payback

Religious Institutions Also Benefit Big from The Big Payback

The Community Foundation’s Heart of Nashville series revisits stories of donors and active community residents who have stepped up to ...
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Sign the Nashville Unites Resolution

Sign the Nashville Unites Resolution

UPDATE: Our resolution was published in the Tennessean on Sunday, August 27, 2017 with 2,300 names. On September 7, The ...
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Audra Cox

Audra Cox

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