The Blackman Voice

80s Movie Greatness

Alexander Bartram, Volunteer Voice Reporter

October 9, 2017

The Princess Bride is a movie about "fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, true love, miracles." It was released on September 25, 1987.  It's based on the book of the same name. It stars Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn and more. Overall, it's a funny take on the normal fairy tale movie.  Labyrinth, released June 27, 1986, star...

Your Favorite Fall Shows Are Back!

Your Favorite Fall Shows Are Back!

Chloe Blake, Reporter

October 9, 2017

Your Favorite Fall Shows are Back!  All of your favorite shows are coming back this Fall, and you don't want to miss them!   1. American Horror Story  American Horror Story is a horror Fiction television series in which the setting and plot change from season to season. Season seven of the series aired previously on Tuesday, September fifth on FX.  2. Fuller House  Fuller House is the sitcom Netflix series bases off of the original show Full...

6 Conspiracy Theories That Will Make You Rethink Everything You Know

6 Conspiracy Theories That Will Make You Rethink Everything You Know

Devin Lampitt, Lifestyles Writer

September 29, 2017

One of the most popular accusations of where the FEMA camps are located is the popular superstore Walmart.

9 Festive Ways to Spend Your Fall Break!

Tamara Diallo, volunteer

September 28, 2017

Are you FALLing in love with the new season and want to find a way to celebrate?! Well, you're in luck!  Here's a list of some Fall Festivities happening near you!    1. Nashville Chalk Fest 📍Nashville  Sept 30th - October 7th  More Information:  - A free 2 day street painting festival featuring sidewalk chalk art by professional artists. ...

Fall Fashion Trends You Need To Try!

Fall Fashion Trends You Need To Try!

Danielle Paredes, Lifestyles Writer

September 27, 2017

Sweater weather is back on track with more ways to style your clothing to fit the chilly weather. It is the season for trial and error to find styles that fit you best!   Here are a few suggestions that are sure to turn you into a trendsetter this fall.  Strong colors that accentuate the colors of fa...

Throwback 90’s Playlist

Throwback 90’s Playlist

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Reporter

September 19, 2017

Over the past decade the one thing that has kept all of us connected is music.   The melodies and beats of 90's music are still bringing people together today. Throughout the past decade, music has drastically changed.   Some of the icons of the music business in past years are still making mu...

An Affordable Shopping Spree

Ashlee Jarret, Abi Swanson, Nathan Darnbush, Emily Jih, and Kiki Simpson, Reporters

August 29, 2017

The Avenue has the latest trends for your fall shopping. Stores like Maurices, Forever 21, and Altar'd State are some of the popular stores to go to this summer for your shopping experience.   *Maurices offers fashions like lace-up tops and ripped jeans. It is located in between Crazy 8 and Justice. The manager is Ari Baird, and her assistant Alyssa...

March Artist of the Month

Devin Lampitt, Reporter

April 27, 2017

Artist of the Month nominations are here! March's nominees are juniors Savanah O'Kelley, Yuli Gonzalez and senior Marielle Mickle. O'Kelley has been nominated this month for her achievements in dance. "She  attended MTSU's Governor School for the Arts this past summer. This summer she will be...

Prom Checklist

Savannah Phillips and Devin Lampitt, lifestyles editor and reporter

April 21, 2017

Prom is rapidly approaching, and it's time to start finalizing all the details for the perfect prom night. Here is a checklist to make sure you have everything you need! Dress alterations/ tuxedo rental: You have to make sure you have everything you need to wear the night of prom. Alterations an...

Ten Day Spring Break in the Boro

Ten Day Spring Break in the Boro

Savannah Phillips, lifestyles editor

March 24, 2017

If you happen to be staying in the Boro for spring break, you don't have to be bored! *March 24th (Friday): The Center for the Arts is performing A Time to Kill, a courtroom drama based on the bestselling novel and movie. For more information, or to purchase tickets, call 615-904-ARTS (2787). *...

Spring Break Staycations

Sienna Phillips, Reporter

March 22, 2017

Staying home for Spring Break? Don’t have any plans? Here are some fun "staycation" ideas that may interest you! Around the 'Boro 1) Escape Game Murfreesboro Escape rooms - where problem solving and strategy are key The rooms include -Dinner for Two (2 players); wheelchair accessib...