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José Munoz, Chairman of Nissan North America

Nissan North America continues to be a driving force in the growth and innovation of Middle Tennessee. We had the opportunity to sit down with Chairman José Munoz and discuss everything from the company’s award-winning diversity programs…
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A Love of Many Colors

If you ask Dolly what her new album, Pure and Simple, is about, her answer is just as “pure and simple”. It’s about love. “It’s like a love of many colors. True love, lasting love, all-time love, cheating love, sexy love, romantic…
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Miranda Talks Women, Puppies, & Equality

Talk about the inspiration behind Vice. The inspiration is just, the truth. Being honest and owning your shit. Does “Vice” carry a similar tone as the rest of the album? Yeah. It definitely sets up the direction with this record.…
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Checkered Dreams

Freddy Niblack is the first openly gay driver in the Indy Car Series, but that’s not all that defines him. As is the case for so many athletes, homosexual or not, he is also a person looking to accomplish a dream—a dream he’s had since…
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Indy Mayor Hogsett Welcomes Diversity

On the day he was to honor a memory of local civil rights history by speaking at the annual Landmark for Peace Memorial park in the near-north side of Indianapolis, in commemoration of the April 4, 1968 appearance by Robert F. Kennedy who announced…
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Billy Kaufman: King of the Mountain

Short Mountain Distillery is owned and operated by the Kaufman brothers. In 1910 their great grandfather, Jesse Shwayder, founded the iconic American brand Samsonite. Shwayder never missed an opportunity to attribute his company’s success…
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The Ultimate Gay Weekend Getaway

ALT Travel by Bruvion is a gay owned and operated luxury travel management and concierge service that uniquely addresses the needs of the LGBT traveler. The company uses close industry relationships, exclusive access to the best rooms and rates…