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Rosetta Miller-Perry, the Love Agenda and the Anti-Transit Strategy


Every week, we’ll round up the news, speculation and general chatter about the upcoming mayoral election (and whatever else we feel like including). Send tips, thoughts or endorsements to tips@nashvillescene.com. Let’s get to it. 

A reminder: The mayoral election will take place on May 24, with early voting beginning on May 4. 

Not Choosing Sides

Rosetta Miller-Perry, the founder and longtime publisher of the weekly African-American newspaper The Tennessee Tribune, tells Pith she likely won’t endorse a candidate in the surprise mayoral race. She cites the entrance of several black candidates and the fact that she has close relationships with a few of the candidates as a reason to stay out. 

But she has plenty to say about the race and the state of Nashville as a city. Asked what issues…

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Love wins –resisting hatred, building community and forging change in the Caribbean – Stabroek News


By Nikoli Attai

Nikoli Attai is a PhD candidate in Women and Gender Studies at the University of Toronto. He holds a BA in Media and Communication and an MPhil in Cultural Studies from the University of the West Indies. His research explores the efficacy of Canadian human rights investments in the Caribbean, and theorizes the various ways that queer Caribbean people negotiate and resist dominant ideas about acceptable (hetero) sexuality. Nikoli has conducted extensive research in Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago.

On April 12th, 2018, Trinidad and Tobago’s LGBTQIA community reminded the region that, above all else, love must prevail. We stood in solidarity to support a brother as he fought to have the country’s sodomy laws that criminalize consensual anal sex between adults…

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Natural hair helps African-American women find self love


Posted: Friday, April 13, 2018 1:28 pm

Natural hair helps African-American women find self love

Jepera Puryear

The Tiger’s Roar

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African American women have found that going natural can be costly on their pocketbooks, but more on their self-esteem- a cost that, in turn, reveals their identity and beauty. 


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Topic takeover: Love | Truth


Plot Synopsis: “Topic takeover: Love” consists of a an in-depth discussion about love. Featuring four men who attend Kent State University revealing their true perspectives about love. My social media specialist Tyler Thompson facilitated this discussion. 

Facilitated by: Tyler Thompson

Special Guests: Wesley Harris, David Lightner and Ted Perkins Men of (Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.)

Questions asked:

  1. What is Love?
  2. Is “Black Love” different from “Love?”
  3. Why is it hard for African-American men to trust African-American women?
  4. Do you think it will be easier to love after college?
  5. Have you ever…

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Can Africa’s internet users be protected from data exploitation by ‘social networks they love’?


More than half of Africa’s 54 countries have no data protection or privacy laws, according to London-based rights group Article 19. And, of the 14 countries that do, nine have no regulators to enforce them, the group says.

Unlike in Europe and the United States, where data-privacy laws provide a level of protection to consumers, many Africans have little or no recourse if a data breach occurs because often legal and regulatory safeguards don’t exist.

And yet, recent revelations about British analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, which Facebook says improperly accessed personal data of about 50 million of the social…

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Five things to love about Royal Caribbean’s new Symphony of the Seas


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Do you like big, bustling cruise ships that are chock full of activities? You’ll love Symphony of the Seas, the new floating mega-resort from Royal Caribbean.

At 228,081 tons, Symphony is the largest cruise ship ever, and it’s packed full of gee-whiz attractions such as a thrill slide that plunges nearly 100 feet and a Bionic Bar with a robot bartender.

A larger version of Royal Caribbean’s giant Harmony of the Seas, Symphony boasts three main pool areas, a water slide complex, an adults-only solarium, an ice skating rink, two rock climbing walls, a basketball court and a mall-like indoor promenade with shops, bars and eateries. Like Harmony, it also has an open-air,…

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