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Mr. Francis S. Guess, An Unlikely Friend

Mr. Francis S. Guess, An Unlikely Friend H. Beecher Hicks, III New to town, not too long ago, I was introduced to a man who I was told could help me get acclimated to Nashville.  Older and more casually dressed than I’d anticipated, Francis Guess cursed me for being a few minutes late...

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The First Time I Heard…Patti LaBelle

The First Time I Heard…Patti LaBelle By: Toya Haynes There is a scene in the 80’s movie “White Men Can’t Jump” where Woody Harrelson is in the car with Wesley Snipes and they start talking about Jimi Hendrix.  Wesley Snipe’s character says to Woody Harrelson’s character “Just because ...

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Engage and Become Part of the Rhythm!

The African American History Foundation of Nashville has launched the Rhapsody-n-Rhythm Campaign with a goal of raising $25 million for construction, endowment and initial operations. You play a critical part in this vision.

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Kevin Lavender is Managing Director and Head of Corporate Banking of Fifth Third Bank. He previously served as Senior Vice ...Read More