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Celebrate Black History Month!

Celebrate Black History Month!

Shamani Salahuddin and Sienna Phillips, Reporters

February 2, 2018

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter,” (Martin Luther King, Jr. "I Have a Dream” speech, 1963)

Winter In Tennessee Photo Contest!

Winter In Tennessee Photo Contest!

Molly Lemoine, Photo Editor

January 30, 2018

You know those cute pictures you took in the snow when we had that week off of school? What about those pictures you took of you and your best friend baking those cookies and drinking hot chocolate? We've all taken plenty of cute winter pictures these last couple months. Well, you could win a prize...

Jack and Jack Concert Review

Jack and Jack Concert Review

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Writer

December 20, 2017

On November 16th, 2017 the popular rap/singer duo Jack and Jack performed at the Cannery Ballroom in Nashville TN.   The pair, who original got their start on Vine, have had a very successful transition from social media videos to music  The duo was not lacking in ticket sales considering they had ...

The Blackman Voice Hot List

The Blackman Voice Hot List

Ashlee Jarrett, Reporter

December 7, 2017

15 shows/movies that the Blackman Voice staff would suggest  🔥= each rating out of 5 ...

Weekend in the ‘Boro 12/1-12/3

Weekend in the ‘Boro 12/1-12/3

November 30, 2017

Rutherford Country Christmas Tree Lighting  When: Dec. 1st @ 6 p.m.  Where: Murfreesboro Downtown Square  Cost: Free  For more information: https://readysetrutherford.com/rutherford-county-christmas-tree-lighting    Parade of Lights  When: Dec. 2nd @ 6 p.m.  Where: Veterans Memorial Park to City Hall  Cost: Free  The parade begins at Veteran...

Thanksgiving Desserts without Pumpkin

Thanksgiving Desserts without Pumpkin

Chloe Blake, Reporter

November 28, 2017

     During the holidays, one thing everyone can agree on is how important Thanksgiving dessert is. The list of desserts goes on and on. But one thing most of these desserts have in common is that they involve some sort of pumpkin in some shape or form. So, without further ado, here is a slides...

Weekend in the ‘Boro 11/17-11/23

Weekend in the ‘Boro 11/17-11/23

Devin Lampitt, Lifestyles Editor

November 16, 2017

Country Cove Christmas Tree Farm Experience When: November 18, 19; open 11-5 Where: Country Cove Christmas Tree Farm 1189 Cutoff Road Murfreesboro, TN 37129 Cost: Varies Country Cove is a family operated Christmas tree farm, ornament and wreath shop located on 35 acres eight miles nort...

Rutherford All-County Theatre Showcase

Rutherford All-County Theatre Showcase

Alexander Bartram and Nic Deslatte, Volunteer Voices

November 16, 2017

Rutherford County Schools held an event Thursday, November 2nd, called The Rutherford All-County Theater Showcase. The event had students from schools all around Rutherford County perform in a show. The show was held at Stewarts Creek High.   The only student who made it from Blackman High w...

27 Ways To Stay Positive

27 Ways To Stay Positive

Sienna Phillips, Reporter

November 8, 2017

We all go through rough patches in our lives when we need to be reminded how to stay positive. Here's a list of 27 ways to stay positive: 1. Surround yourself with positive people. Delete the negative people out of your life. Negative people are not worth your energy and emotions. 2. Be optimi...

Throwback Thursday: 90s Slang

Throwback Thursday: 90s Slang

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Writer

November 2, 2017

Millennial teens have their very own language, also known as slang. Slang is a powerful tool that conveys messages in shortened forms.  We use words like "lit" and "fam" to talk to each other more (or less) efficiently.   Past generations have also had their own slang words. In fact, some...