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Experience the Empress of Blues

By Leona Dunn NASHVILLE, TN — Tennesseans know Memphis as the home of the blues, but Chattanooga gave birth to one of the genres biggest stars.  Bessie Smith, known as the ‘Empress of Blues’, was […]

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African American Heritage Society of Williamson County will Turn Historic Home into Black History Center

FRANKLIN, Tennessee (TN Tribune)—Tennessee State Historian Dr. Carroll Van West, leaders of the African American Heritage Society of Williamson County and other community partners in historic preservation announced details of a campaign to acquire and […]